A 16-year-old girl has allegedly stabbed a 49-year-old security guard to death at Aboru area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.
The girl (name withheld) allegedly stabbed Babatunde Ishola, 49. to death at Ogundele Street, Aboru.
Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Bala Elkana, in a statement on Sunday said the incident occurred on Saturday at about 3.00pm
According to him, “On 7/3/2020 at about 1500hrs, Oke Odo Police Station received an information that one Babatunde Ishola ‘m’ 49 years old, a security guard in a school at Aboru, was stabbed to death by a’ 16-year old girl of No.10, Olalemide Street, Aboru, an SS3 Student.
“Homicide detectives led by the Divisional Police Officer, Oke Odo visited the crime scene at Ogundele Street, Aboru, where the corpse of the man was found lying in his pool of blood. The corpse was evacuated to hospital for post mortem examination. The suspect was arrested and the knife she used in stabbing the deceased person was recovered,” he said.
In her statement, Elkana said the suspected teenager said the deceased person, who was her father’s friend, invited her to his house to assist him in fetching water, as he lives in the house alone.
He added that the girl claimed she had always been helping him with the house chores and that while she was helping out with the water on Saturday, he attempted raping her and that she picked a knife from the room and stabbed him.
“The suspect was taken to hospital for medical and forensic examination. The Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to the State Criminal Investigation Department Yaba for discreet investigation,” he said.