One person has been killed and another injured over land disagreement between Iwo and Odo Ekun communities in Isin Local Government Area of Kwara State.

It was gathered that the two communities had been involved in age-long boundary dispute that had defiled several interventions.

Narrating the incident which occurred on Monday, an indigene of the community who did not want his name mentioned said ,a farmer from Odo Ekun who went to farm in one of the disputed areas was accosted and seriously beaten by members of the Iwo community.

He explained that the attackers, numbering five descended on him and almost lynched him before the Odo Ekun community mobilised members to rescue him.

It was learnt that the (Iwo) later stormed the town with guns and dangerous weapons. They allegedly destroyed vehicle, houses and shot one person identified as Mallam Abdulfatahi in the process who came home to celebrate the Eid festival but based in Ekiti State.

Confirming the development the Police Pubilic Relations Officer, Kwara Command, Ajayi Okasanmi, six persons have been arrested.



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