The Lagos State police spokesperson, Bala Elkana, who confirmed the report to newsmen said on Sunday that the 49 year old Babatunde Ishola a security guard was stabbed to death by the 16-year-old girl at his residence at Ogundele street, Aboru area of Lagos after he tried to rape her.
The teenage girl is an SS3 student of Aboru high school resident at Olalemide Street, Aboru.
Mr Elkana said “while she was helping out with the water, on 7/3/2020, he attempted raping her and she picked a knife from the room and stabbed him.”
When the Oke Odo Police Station received the report, the corpse of the man was found lying in his pool of blood, the police said.
“The corpse was evacuated to hospital for post mortem examination. The suspect was arrested and the knife she used in stabbing the deceased person was recovered,” Mr Elkana added.
Meanwhile, Mr Elkana said the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has directed the immediate transfer of the case to the State Criminal Investigation Department Yaba for discreet investigation, while the young girl has been taken to the hospital for medical and forensic examination