Felix Ezike, a supposed disciplinarian invited by father of a teenager to discipline his son has allegedly stabbed the teenager to death in the Egbe area of Ikotun, Lagos State.
According to police report, Deji’s father, Dada Animashaun, had invited Felix to his house to help him discipline his 19-year-old son who was allegedly caught stealing and has refused to change his ways.
It was reported that Deji put up resistance when Felix tried to discipline him. Felix got angry and brought out a jack-knife which he allegedly used to stab the teenager on the head and his body.
Deji reportedly collapsed and was rushed to hospital for treatment. He, however, died while receiving treatment in hospital.
Confirming the incident, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, 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.”