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Guard Stabs Carpenter To Death For Climbing Estate Fence In Lagos


Guard Stabs Carpenter To Death For Climbing Estate Fence In Lagos


A security guard, Dayon Ayuba, has been arrested by men of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly stabbing a carpenter, identified simply as Taiye, to death on Nitel Estate, in the Ikorodu area of the state.

Punch Metro gathered that Taye, who lived in the Mushin area of the state, visited his friend, Samuel Shobowale, to do some carpentry works at his residence on the estate, along Ota-Ona, Ikorodu.

After completing the work, Taiye was said to be on his way home when he decided to take a shortcut to quickly access the main road to board a vehicle to his destination.

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A landlord on the estate, who gave his name Bolade, said Taiye attempted to scale the fence of the estate to link the main road when Ayuba, who was on duty, accosted him around 8.40pm.
Bolade said, “The incident happened on May 14, 2022, but what happened after the incident was that all the security guards were sacked. The security guard was still new on the estate when he stabbed that man.

“The person (Taiye) wanted to scale the fence, but the security guard told him to pass through the official gate. He refused and decided to jump the fence. So, it led to a misunderstanding and both of them started fighting.

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“In the process, the security guard brought out a knife and stabbed one of his laps. The man started bleeding and people rushed him to a hospital.”

Punch  correspondent gathered that the 30-year-old was rushed to the Life Seminary Hospital, Ota-Ona, Ikorodu, where he was confirmed dead by a doctor.

Another resident, who asked not to be identified, said the police were contacted, adding that the suspects arrested were transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department for further investigation.

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