40-year-old man strangles lady, sleeps with corpse in Lagos
Peacemaker stabbed to death, as fighters disappear
The police have arrested a 40-year-old man, Adetomiwa Adeyinka, at Ahmadiyya Ijaiye, Ojokoro area of Lagos, for allegedly strangling his girlfriend who visited him in his house and sleeping with her corpse.
Adeyinka, on September 12, went to the police, and lied that the lady, 36-year-old Chinonso Okomadu, who he referred to as his girlfriend, had visited him from Ikotun and took ill, and was rushed to a private hospital, where the doctor confirmed her dead.
But on interrogation, he confessed to have strangled the lady and slept with her.
Spokesperson for Lagos State Police Command, Benjamin Hundeyin, who confirmed the incident, yesterday, said the matter had been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID), while the suspect would be charged to court at the end of investigation.
He said the action would be treated with every sense of dedication, warning that criminals would not go scot-free in the state.
MEANWHILE, a 27-year-old man, Sani Sule, has been confirmed dead in Tabon-tabon, Agege area of Lagos, after he was stabbed to death while trying to separate two people fighting around his house.
A police source said one Kamilu Abdulahi, on September 13, went to the station and reported that while he was trying to separate two unidentified persons fighting by the roadside, one of the fighters brought out a knife and mistakenly stabbed his brother, who was with him at the time, on the neck.
He said sympathisers assisted to rush the victim to the Orile-Agege General Hospital, where he gave up the ghost.
Confirming the incident, the Lagos State Police Command Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Benjamin Hundeyin said: “The two unknown fighters disappeared from the scene during the pandemonium. The deceased has been buried in Agege in accordance with Islamic rites.
“Efforts are on to identify the fleeing suspects,” Hundeyin said.