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Police arrest man for allegedly stabbing 20-year-old girl to death in Osun

Osun Police Command has confirmed the killing of one 20-year-old girl who was stabbed in the neck with a pair of scissors.

The police command on Friday said it has apprehended one Abdulafeez Shorinmade residing at Feesu Iwo, Iwo Local Government Area, for stabbing a young girl to death.

The spokesperson of the police command, SP Yemisi Opalola, while confirming the incident in a statement revealed that the suspected killer also stabbed another 18-year-old girl on the chin before he was arrested.

“On Wednesday, at about 9:30 p.m., at Kajola Area Iwo, one Abdulafeez Shorinmade of Feesu Iwo, suspected to be under the influence of drugs, armed himself with a pair of scissors and stabbed one Rofiyat Rasaki, 20 years old, on her neck which caused her to bleed to death.

“The suspect fled the scene and on getting to Soba Compound, he again stabbed another female by name Sawiyu Nasrup 18-years old, on her chin.

“The Divisional Police Officer in Iwo and his team swiftly raced to both scenes of crime, after receiving reports of the incidents, went after the suspect and subsequently arrested him.

“The injured person was rushed to the hospital where she was treated and discharged while the corpse of the second victim was taken to the general hospital for certification and preservation for autopsy,” she said.

The mouthpiece of the police command added that the police was, however, monitoring the affected area and the entire town.

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