A child christening party has recorded a tragic incident after some of the party attendants at Ojuwoye Street in the Mushin area of Lagos State, stabbed a guest to death because he collected food multiple times.
Confirming the incident, the Lagos State Police Command, said it had launched a manhunt for the killers and would do everything possible to bring them to justice.
The deceased identified as Adesina, went to the child naming ceremony on December 12, 2020 at about 6pm, party time.
While at the party, trouble erupted during the collection of food, when the yet-to-be identified caterer accused 21-year-old Adesina of collecting food for up to 3 times, while others were yet to be served.
The accusation angered some of the party attendants, and it led to a serious face-off during which Adesina was stabbed to death.
According to a police report from the Area D Command, Mushin, the suspects took to their heels immediately after committing the crime, and the party came to a halt.
The police said;
“The father of the deceased, one Adeshina Ismaila also of Ojuwoye Street, Mushin, reported to us that his son, Saheed Adeshina, of the same address, went to a naming ceremony. Trouble ensued when he was challenged over the collection of food for more than three times with the caterer.
Suddenly, Saheed Adeshina raised that alarm that he had been stabbed at his testicles. He was later rushed to the Oliyide General Hospital, Mushin, where he was confirmed dead.
The scene was visited by the Divisional Police Officer and a team of detectives. The deceased was taken to the Yaba General Hospital Mortuary for an autopsy, after taking a photograph. The suspects took to their heels after committing the heinous crime. Efforts are ongoing to unravel the mystery surrounding the death and to arrest the fleeing suspects.”