A man identified as Mr Felix Ezike, has been apprehended by the Lagos State police command after he stabbed a 19-year-old boy, identified as Deji Animashaun, to death in the Egbe area of Ikotun, Lagos State on August 28.
According to a police report, the boy’s father, Mr Dada Animashaun, invited Felix to his house to help him discipline his son who was caught stealing and has refused to turn over a new leaf.
However, in the course of Felix admonishing Deji, it was reported that Deji put up resistance which got Felix angry and then brought out a jack-knife and stabbed Deji on the head and on his body.
The spokesperson of the Lagos State police command, who confirmed the incident, Bala Elkana, said;
“On August 28, 2020, around 4.30pm, one Dada Animashaun, of Rasheed Bello Street, Egbe, Ikotun, allegedly invited one Felix Ezike, 27, to his house to discipline his son, Deji Animashaun, 19, for stealing and becoming a defiant.
“In the process, the son resisted the punishment and was stabbed with a jack-knife in the head and body by the said Felix Ezike. Consequently, the boy collapsed and was taken to hospital for treatment, where he later died. Our detectives have visited the scene of the incident and the corpse was evacuated to the IDH Morgue in Yaba for autopsy.”
Bala Elkana added that the father of the deceased boy as well as Felix has been arrested.
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