Young man cuts off his private parts with toilet tiles while in jail for killing his elderly fatherBy Mason White 3:31 PM January 26, 2015
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By: Mahesh Sarin
A young man was rushed to a hospital after using toilet tiles to cut off his private parts while spending time in jail for killing his elderly father, police in Nigeria said.
Lagos State Police said that 22-year-old Oluwaropo Tifase, who was accused of killing 75-year-old Moses Tifase, has removed his private parts while in police custody.
He was rushed to the Lagos Island General Hospital, where doctors were able to reattach his private parts.
According to the police investigation, Oluwaropo Tifase sneaked into his father’s room in middle of the night, and stabbed him in the neck with a pair of scissors.
Several neighbors who heard screams coming from the apartment, found Moses Tifase laying unconscious in a pool of blood.
Police officers who arrived at the scene, arrested the entire family on suspicion of murder.
All family members have been released after a preliminary investigation revealed that Oluwaropo Tifase was responsible for killing his father.
While spending time in a police cell, Oluwaropo Tifase used toilet tiles to cut off his private parts. Oluwaropo Tifase said that he did so because he got depressed.