Police arrest woman for stabbing lover to death in Lagos

CITIZENS COMPASS– LAGOS State Police Command says it has arrested a 27 year-old lady, Miss Esther Paul, for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend, one Sadiq Dahiru,to death.

The command’s spokesman, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the arrest of the accused to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday.

Hundeyin said that the arrest was made on Sunday after Mr Kazeem Obafunso, the step father of the victim, reported the case to Ilasan Police Division.

He said the report revealed that the 21 -year old victim was stabbed to death at about 1.00 a.m.

The police spokesman said that a patrol team from the station was deployed to the scene at Oba Amusa Street, Agungi, Lekki area of the state.

Hundeyin said that Dahiru’s body was moved to Evercare Hospital Lekki, where the victim was confirmed dead by the doctor on duty.

He said knife used by the arrested lady was recovered and the corpse deposited at IDH mortuary, Yaba, for preservation and autopsy.

Hundeyin said that preliminary investigation into the allegation of the lady stabbing her boyfriend was ongoing, adding that the case would be moved to the Lagos State Criminal Investigation Department for further investigation.

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