Man playing football dies after receiving punch in Osun State – Police

Man playing football dies after receiving punch in Osun State - Police
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The Osun State Police Command has confirmed the death of Shuaib Isola, after he was punched during a fight in Iwo, Osun State on Sunday.

A Sources told iBrandTV that the incident happened around 10am at the playground of the St. Mary’s Grammar School, Iwo.

The Police also said it has commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death.

The deceased and others were said to be playing football when he suddenly got into a fight with one Ahmed Lateef.

Isola was said to have collapsed after he was punched by Lateef.

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When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Yemisi Opalola, said one person in connection with the incident had been arrested.

Opalola stated, “One Shuaib Isola of the Araromi area, Iwo, and others were playing football at the St. Mary’s Grammar School, Iwo, when one Ahmed Lateef engaged him in a fight.

“Lateef reportedly gave the deceased a punch and he collapsed. Isola was later rushed to the General Hospital, Iwo, where he was pronounced dead.

“The family of the deceased evacuated his corpse and declined autopsy. But the investigation will continue into the incident.”

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