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Police investigates Lafia market fracas

The Police in Nasarawa State have begun investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of one person at Ashangwa Market after a pandemonium on Tuesday.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, ASP Samaila Usman, said this at a news conference on Thursday in Lafia.

According to him, the police on Tuesday received reports that the some people disrupted commercial activities at the market during which one person was killed and three others were injured.

“From preliminary investigation, one person who was killed his remains were burnt and buried by unidentified persons, while the three who were seriously injured are receiving treatment in an undisclosed hospital in Lafia,” he said.

He said that though no arrest had been made yet in connection to the fracas that broke out between some groups he did not identify, the police would uncover the perpetrators.

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