A child christening party has recorded a tragic incident as some attendants of the event at Ojuwoye Street in the Mushin area of Lagos State, stabbed a guest to death on the claim that he collected food multiple times.
According to SaharaReporters, the Lagos State Police Command which confirmed the incident, said it had launched a manhunt for the killers and would do everything possible to bring them to justice.
It was gathered that the deceased, Saheed Adesina, went to the child naming ceremony on December 12 at about 6pm, party time.
While at the ceremony, trouble started during the collection of food, when the yet-to-be identified caterer accused 21-year-old Adesina of collecting food for up to three times, while others had yet to be served.
The action reportedly angered some of the party attendants, and it led to an exchange of fisticuffs during which Adesina was stabbed to death.
According to a police report from the Area D Command, Mushin, the suspects took to their heels 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 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.