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10-Year-Old Boy Arrested In Lagos For Killing Friend During Football Match

Sahara Reporters 2024/4/12
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The incident happened on Friday around 5pm, when the two friends had a disagreement while playing football in the Powerline area of Ejigbo.

A 10-year-old boy, identified as Ezekiel Evbota, has been arrested for allegedly strangling his friend, Israel Ogunleye, to death in the Ejigbo area of Lagos State. 

The incident happened on Friday around 5pm, when the two friends had a disagreement while playing football in the Powerline area of Ejigbo.

Benjamin Hundeyin, the Lagos State police spokesman, who confirmed the incident, noted that the suspect held the deceased on the neck and strangulated him during the argument. 

He said; “The boys were playing football on Oluwole Street not far from the victim’s mother’s shop.

“Suddenly there was an argument with Ezekiel Evbota. During the argument, the suspect held the deceased on the neck and strangulated him.

“The corpse has been deposited at the General Hospital, Isolo.” 

 
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