Timilehin Taiwo, a 16 – year old student has been arrested by officers of the Lagos State police command, for reportedly stabbing her father’s friend to death.
Timilehin, told detectives from the police command that she killed the deceased, her father’s friend 49- year old Babatunde Ishola, in self defense when the deceased tried to rape her.
She told the officers that Ishola being her father’s friend, usually tell her to help him do some chores, since he lives alone.
She said the deceased, asked her to assist in fetching water for him and in the process of rendering the assistance, he tried to rape her. Which prompted her to grab a knife and stabbed him in self defence.
Bala Elkana, Lagos State police spokesman confirmed the incident and arrest of the teenage girl. He revealed the victim’s corpse has been taken to the hospital for medical and forensic examination.