Peace has returned to Lafenwa axis of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, after fighting between hoodlums and a group of people in the area.
The fighting which started on Monday night, extended into Tuesday morning forcing traders in the axis, to hurriedly shut their shops.
Armed policemen were deployed to prevent the spread of the clashes from an area around Lafenwa police station, to other parts of the city.
Properties were set on fire and bonfire made on the road, amidst sporadic gunshots during the fighting, which left several people injured.
The state police commissioner, Lanre Bankole confirmed the clashes, while speaking to newsmen on the sideline of a security symposium held on Tuesday, at the Valleyview hall of the government house, Oke Igbein, Abeokuta.
He said arrests have been made by the police, while the incident was being investigated to avoid re-occurrence.
The police commissioner dismissed report that lives were lost in the clashes, adding that peace has been restored to the area.
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