Man Stabs Father To Death With Scissors

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Tears flowed freely from residents of Amuwo -Odofin area of Lagos State, at the weekend when a middle-aged-man stabbed his father to death with a pair of scissors.

Detectives at the homicide department at the State Criminal Investigative Department (SCID), Panti, Yaba, have arrested the suspect identified as Ropo Tifase.

investigations revealed that Ropo had been quarelling with his father, over his (Ropo’s) unruly behavior which his father was not happy about.

The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ken Nwosu , said Ropo and his father had a sour relationship due to his unruly behaviour in the area which later degenerated into this ugly incident.

“They have not been in good terms but on that fateful day, the victim and his father engaged each other in a serious argument and he angrily picked up a scissors and stabbed his father on the neck.”

Nwosu explained that when policemen attached to the Festac police station visited the scene of the incident, the corpse of the man was still lying in a pool of blood and the scissor suspected to have been used in committing the dastardly act was recovered.

He said the widow of the deceased and the daughter were invited with the principal suspect to the station and that the case had been transferred to the state Criminal Investigative Department (CID), Panti, Yaba, for further investigation.

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