One Felix Ezike, 27, has Been arraigned by the Lagos state police Command, after he allegedly stabbed a 19-year-old boy, Deji Animashaun, to death in the Egbe area of Ikotun, Lagos State on August 28.
The Police report said that Mr Dada Animashaun, Deji’s father had invited Felix to his house to help him discipline his son who was allegedly caught stealing and has refused to change his ways.
It was said that Deji became more stubborn as he put up a resistance when Felix tried to discipline him.
Felix then got angry, brought out a knife and stabbed him on his head and body.
Deji was immediately rushed to the hospital by his Dad, but died while receiving treatment.
Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, 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.”he said
Bala added that the father of the deceased boy as well as Felix has been arrested, adding that a detailed investigation into the matter is ongoing.