A 16-year old SS3 student has told the police how she stabbed to death a school security guard who attempted to rape her.
Operatives of the Lagos state police command arrested the girl, Miss Timilehin Taiwo, for stabbing 49-year-old security guard, Babatunde Ishola, to death at the Aboru area of the state on Saturday.
A statement by the command spokesperson, Bala Elkana on Sunday, said that at about 3pm on Saturday, men of the Oke Odo Police Station received an information that one Babatunde Ishola who was a security guard in a school at Aboru, was stabbed to death by an SS3 Student.
The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Oke Odo, led homicide operatives to the crime scene at Ogundele Street, Aboru, where the corpse of the man was found lying in a pool of his blood.
They arrested Timilehin and recovered the knife she used in stabbing the deceased guard, while the corpse was evacuated to the hospital for post mortem examination.
Timilehin told the police in a statement that the deceased who is her father’s friend, invited her to his house to assist him in fetching water as he lives alone and she had always been helping him with house chores.
According to Timilehin on Saturday while she was helping the deceased, he attempted to rape her. She said in an attempt to defend herself, she picked up a knife and stabbed him.
Bala said the state Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to the State Criminal Investigation Department Yaba for discreet investigation.