21-year-old man identified as Saheed Adesina has been stabbed to death during a brawl at a child christening party in the Ojuwoye, Mushin area of Lagos State.
Lagos State Police Command, which confirmed the incident, said fight broke out after Adesina was accused of collecting food more than three times while some other guests were yet to be served.
During the heated argument, Adesina was stabbed in his testicles and died after being rushed to the Oliyide General Hospital in Mushin.
A police report from the Area D Command, Mushin, quoted by Sahara Reporters, said the suspects took to their heels after stabbing the victim, and the party came to a shocking halt.
“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 the 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,” the police report reads.
Meanwhile, KanyiDaily had also reported how an angry father cancelled his daughter’s marriage event without any tangible reason, and asked family and friends of the couple to go back to their destinations in Oyo State.