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Ireland Deportee Who Killed Father Narrates His Ordeal


Abubakar Babalola Photo credit: Guardian
One week after he was captured by the police, Abubakar Babalola, an Ireland deportee, suspected to have murdered his dad and endeavored to kill his mom, yesterday admitted to the wrong doing, Guardian reports.

According to the reports, Babalola, who was paraded yesterday by the Lagos State Police Command, ascribed his act to his apprehension by his parents and their plan to professedly use him for rituals. 

As indicated by the suspect, "my dad got what he deserved. He began it all. I was living in the United Kingdom when he used fetish power to bring me back to Nigeria and detained me in the house.



“I don’t know what they intended to do with me. They called some native doctors to do some rituals with red oil, which they kept in my room. The native doctors made some incisions on my body and since then, I have not really been myself. I have been seeing strange things and hearing strange voices.
“As a religious person, I resorted to God and was praying for my freedom but each time I tried to escape, my father will call miscreants, (area boys) who will beat me up with reckless abandon. The intimidation was too much and I was looking for any means of escape. One day, I escaped from my room to the kitchen and I took two kitchen knives, which I hid in my pocket for protection.
“On that fateful day, while my mother was cooking in the kitchen, I greeted her but she started raining abuses on me. I knew there was trouble because she always was angry.
“I went to my father too and he started raining curses on me. When I asked what the problem was, he started beating me and as I was tired of his beating, I dipped my hand in my pocket and brought out the knife and stabbed him in the leg.
“When he wanted to disarm me, I stabbed him in the stomach and he fell down and my mother started shouting. I threatened her to give me the key to the door so that I could leave. She refused and I stabbed her too. They started it all. They wanted to use me for ritual. I regret my actions anyway but if they did not bring me back to Nigeria, I would have still been in the UK,” he told newsmen.The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, Fatai Owoseni, said the suspect would be charged to court for murder.



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