NOT less than 6 persons have been confirmed injured at the concert organized by Nigerian Afrobeats singer, Asake, in Brixton, London, after a rift occured among the fans, while the concert was going on.
The incident occurred after many fans arrived O2 Academy in South London, where the concert took place, but, were barred from going inside.
The fans who tried forcing themselves into the building got many stampede and eight injured while four were left in critical conditions.
Asake was asked to cancel the concert for security reasons, after the police and other security personnels were contacted.
However, Ade Adelekan, a police officer who was present at the scene said the incident was an “extremely upsetting incident which has left four people critically ill in the hospital. My thoughts and prayers are with them and their families.”
He also added that: “A police investigation has been launched, and it will be as thorough and as forensic as necessary to establish exactly what happened last night.
“The scene will be examined by specialist officers, CCTV will be viewed, every witness that we can make contact with will be spoken to and all other lines of inquiry will be followed.
“Officers are remaining in the area to provide reassurance to the local community in and around Brixton.”