Bloodbath as muslim communities fight over praying ground (Tribune)

Bloodbath as muslim communities fight over praying ground (Tribune)

As Muslims celebrated Eid-el-Fitr on Friday, hell was let loose in Igboora town, Ibarapa East Local Government Area of Oyo State when the faithful turned against one another, injuring many over claims of right to Eid Praying Ground by two Islamic groups from Igboora and Igbole communities.

Saturday Tribune learnt that the property of the traditional ruler of Igbole, the Asao of Igbole, Apostle Olusanjo Ojo was not also spared as his Sport Utility Vehicle was razed, while another car and the palace were vandalised.

 Seven people, including the Chief Imams of Igbole and Igboora have been arrested, while five motorcycles said to have been used to convey those who fomented trouble to the scene were also recovered, along with some dangerous weapons. Read more

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