A supposed disciplinarian, Felix Ezike, has allegedly stabbed Deji Animashaun, 19-year-old, to death in the Egbe area of Ikotun, Lagos State Nigeria.
Deji Animashaun’s father, Dada, invited Felix Ezike to assist him with disciplining his son who was reportedly caught stealing and had failed to take to correction.
While Felix Ezike was disciplining Deji Animashaun the teenager allegedly resisted and the disciplinarian brought out a jack knife and allegedly stabbed the victim in the head and body.
Deji Animashaun then collapsed and was rushed to hospital for treatment.
He died while receiving treatment in hospital.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, confirmed the incident and stated that the father and the disciplinarian had been arrested, adding that the deceased’s corpse had been taken to the mortuary.
Bala Elkana stated that on the 28th of August 2020, around 16:30, Dada Animashaun of Rasheed Bello Street, Egbe, Ikotun Nigeria, allegedly invited Felix Ezike, 27-year-old, to his house to discipline his son, Deji Animashaun, 19-year-old, for stealing.
In the process, the son resisted the punishment and was stabbed with a jack knife in the head and body by Felix Ezike.
The boy then collapsed and was taken to hospital for treatment, where he later died.
The detectives have visited the scene of the incident and the corpse was taken to a morgue in Yaba, Nigeria, for autopsy.
Meanwhile, the boy’s father and Felix Ezike have been arrested.
Homicide detectives of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Panti, are investigating the matter.