Normalcy has returned to the Mile 12 area of the state, following crisis over an alleged blasphemy of Prophet Mohammed, this led to the closure of many businesses.
Muyiwa Adejobi, the Police Spokesperson, said in a statement on Tuesday that leaders of ’13 warring groups’ were summoned by the Commissioner of Police Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu.
Mile 12 area of Lagos was in turmoil on Monday with sporadic shootings and the use of dangerous weapons by the warring groups.
Investigation by the Police revealed that the “Commander of Security Committee in Gengere Community, Alhaji Alidu Mohammed, was alleged to have disrespected and blasphemed Prophet Mohammed (SAW).
“Hoodlums went on rampage, attacked him, set ablaze his two cars, vandalized one of his houses and set ablaze a small building belonging to one Alhaji Mamuda,” the police said.
Though the Police did not say the nature of the blasphemy.
One man identified as Mohammed, was stabbed and later died in the hospital.