‘He Tried To Rape Me’ – 16-Year-Old Who Stabbed 49-Year-Old Man Speaks

The Lagos state police command has arrested a 16-year-old girl, Timilehin Taiwo, for stabbing a 49-year-old security guard to death.

Taiwo stabbed the deceased, Babatunde Ishola, at the Aboru area of the state on Saturday, March 7th.

In a statement released by the state police spokesperson, Bala Elkana, the men of the Oke Odo Police Station received information that one Babatunde Ishola,  a security guard in a school at Aboru, was stabbed to death by an SS3 Student.

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Homicide detectives visited the crime scene at Ogundele Street, and found the corpse of the man lying in a pool of his blood.

The suspect was arrested and the knife she used in stabbing the deceased person recovered, while the corpse was evacuated to the hospital for post mortem examination.

Timilehin, in her statement to the police, said that the deceased, who is her father’s friend, invited her to his house to assist him in fetching water because he lives alone. She added that she had always been helping him with house chores.

She continued saying she was helping the deceased when he attempted to rape her and in a bid to protect herself,  she picked up a knife and stabbed him.

The State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to the State Criminal Investigation Department Yaba for discreet investigation.

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