Ayuba Adewale, a 16-year-old boy, has been arrested by officials of the Lagos State Neighbourhood Safety Corps (LNSC) for allegedly killing another boy during a cult clash between schools.
The incident was said to have occurred on October 21 in Ijanikin during a fight between Oto Awori Secondary School and Government Secondary School.
According to reports, Ayuba stabbed one Abdulahi Wasiu on the chest during the fight which led to the victim's death on the spot.
The Public Affairs Officer, PAO, of the agency, Olawale Afolabi, stated that the LNSC officials at Vespa received information on the situation and notified policemen at Ijanikin Division who immediately moved to the scene.
“When LNSC operation team got the information, they notified Ijanikin police station. The police in conjunction with LNSC took the deceased to the hospital. The boy that committed the offence ran away but he was fished out and arrested by our men who handed him over to Ijanikin police station for further action.”
Police were yet to put out an official statement on the matter as at the time of filing this report.