A young man dies at a party after allegedly mixing hard drugs. The young man identified as Micheal Arigbabuwo aged 21
Benjamin Hundeyin, Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State, confirmed this on Twitter on Saturday.
Hundeyin said the incident happened on Friday in Ikorodu area of Lagos, adding that three of his friends who were also at the party had been arrested.
The spokesman added that information received by the police showed that at about 7.30 pm on Friday, a distress call came that some group of ‘Yahoo’ boys brought a corpse to Igbogbo area of Ikorodu.
“Based on the information, teams of detectives visited and photographed the scene. Three young men of ages 23 and 24 were arrested,” he said.
“The suspects further claimed that the deceased began gasping for breath. He was rushed to the hospital but died.
“The corpse was evacuated and deposited at the General Hospital, Ikorodu, for autopsy.”
Hundeyin further urged youths against drug abuse, stressing that drugs will end their lives in disaster.
“Thinking of doing drugs? Have a rethink as nothing fruitful emanates from it,” he added.
“The suspects claimed that the deceased allegedly smoked loud and drank codeine at a birthday party of one of their friends held at Igbogbo area of Ikorodu.
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“Investigation into the case has commenced.”