Investigation has commenced into the death of a 25-year-old man, Auwal Sulaiman, who was allegedly stabbed to death by his live-in lover, Precious Okogbua two days ago.
According to the Lagos State Police Command, the incidence occured at their residence in the Liverpool area of Apapa, Lagos State.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, noted that they have arrested the suspect and the case has been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Yaba.
He said, “On August 1, 2020, one Musa Abubakar, Manager, Island Village, off Liverpool, Apapa, came to the station and reported that on the same day, he received a phone call that one Precious Okogbua, stabbed her lover, Awal Sulaiman, in the neck with a knife.
Elkana said they rushed the victim to the hospital but he was confirmed dead on arrival. Upon close observation, they saw a mark of violence on his neck.
He noted that for further investigations, they have deposited the corpse in a mortuary for an autopsy.”
NaijaNews learnt that the lovers were at home together when an arguement ensued.
The argument was allegedly on infidelity which degenerated into a fight.
It was learnt that Sulaiman overpowered Okogbua and beat her up.
Okogbua was alleged to have, however, reached for a knife with which she stabbed the 25-year-old in the neck.
Some residents were said to have rushed to the scene, and tried to rescue the victim, but he was confirmed dead when he got to the hospital.