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15-Year-Old Boy Who Was Brutally Stabbed, Left To Die By Father Makes Stunning Recovery

Police in Festac Town, Lagos, receive a desperate call from a good samaritan who rescued a 15-year-old boy savagely stabbed and left to die.

David Etim was stabbed several times by his father and left to die on the side of the road in Amuwo Odofin area of Lagos state. The teenager was able to provide police with a full description of his father, address and name before he slumped into coma.

Detectives from the Festac Police Post swung into action and arrested Mr Benjamin Etim in Tincan Island.

Mr Benjamin Etim from Oron, Akwa Ibom state, accused his teenage son of being a witch. He claimed his son was responsible for the misfortunes in his life.

Per Second News gathered from the Police that they found the boy suffering from multiple stab wounds to the head, chest and stomach. The boy was bleeding and breathing heavily, Police said.

Desperately emaciated, the 15-year-old boy could barely stand and talk  at the Isolo General hospital where he is being treated.


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