Breaking News: Two young boys stabbed to death in Ilorin


Two young boys have been stabbed to death in Ilorin, Kwara State capital.

The two young boys simply identified as Lukman and Kudus were allegedly attacked and stabbed at Adifa and Centre Igboro area of Ilorin metropolis on Friday night at about 11.30pm.

The attack according to police accounts, was reportedly carried out by a group of boys led by one Habeeb Ganiyu, of the Agbarere area of Ilorin, who allegedly stabbed the deceased several times in the chest.

The Spokesman of the Kwara State Police Command, SP Okasanmi Ajayi confirmed the development in Ilorin on Saturday.

He said the victims were rushed to the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital by operatives of the Oja-Oba Police station after responding to a distress call.

They were, however, confirmed dead immediately on arrival at the teaching hospital by doctors on duty, the spokesman revealed.

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Okasanmi informed that Habeeb, who led the group that carried out the vicious attack was also seriously injured and is now under arrest.

Kwara State Police Command, condemned the development saying “the immediate and remote cause(s) of the fatal attack were yet to be unravelled.”

However, the Commissioner of Police, Kwara State Police Command, CP Tuesday Assayomo, has ordered a discreet investigation into the matter, by deploying strategies to arrest the fleeing attackers.

He vowed that anybody found to have contributed to the ugly process that led to the death of the victims would be arrested and made to bear the full weight of the law.

The Commissioner of Police assured the people of the area in particular and Kwara State in general of their safety and security at all times.

He advised lawbreakers to vacate Kwara State, as anyone arrested for committing any crime would be arrested and dealt with in accordance with the laws of the land.

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