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Disciplinarian invited by father stabs teenager to death in Lagos

A supposed disciplinarian, Felix Ezike, has allegedly stabbed one Deji Animashaun, 19, to death in the Egbe area of Ikotun, Lagos State.

It was gathered that Deji’s father, Dada, invited Felix to help him discipline his son, who was reportedly caught stealing and had failed to take to correction.

While Felix was disciplining Deji, it was learnt that the teenager resisted and the disciplinarian brought out a jack knife and allegedly stabbed the victim in the head and body.

Deji reportedly collapsed and was rushed to hospital for treatment.

He, however, died while receiving treatment in hospital.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana who confirmed the ugly incident said the father and the disciplinarian had been arrested, adding that the deceased’s corpse had been deposited in the mortuary.

Elkana stated, “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.

“Meanwhile, the boy’s father and the said Felix Ejike have been arrested and exhibit recovered. Homicide detectives of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Panti, are discreetly investigating the matter.”

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