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Man Slumps And Dies During Heated Argument In Kwara


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A Young Man Identified As Usman Abubakar, slumped and died during a heated argument with another man, Omotosho Jimoh, in Ilorin, the Kwara State Capital On March 20.

A Statement released by the Command’s Spokesperson, DSP Ejire Toun, says the father of the deceased, Adebayo Ahmed, a resident of Isale Koko, Ojagboro, Ilorin, had visited the police to report a distressing incident involving his son, Usman Abubakar. Mr Ahmed told the police that his deceased son had a minor issue with the said Omotosho.

“Tragically, during the altercation, Usman Abubakar slumped and was rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead by a medical personnel. Immediately, the scene of the crime was visited, the necessary documentation carried out. However, the family of the deceased has declined releasing the body for autopsy, insisting on burial according to Islamic rites.”

The Police Spokesperson said the suspect, Omotosho Jimoh, is at large. She mentioned that the Kwara State Police Command has initiated preliminary investigation into the matter, and efforts are underway to apprehend the suspect and ascertain the full circumstances surrounding this unfortunate incident.