• Fri. Jul 1st, 2022

Lagos State Police Command has started an investigation into the death of a 25-year-old man, Auwal Sulaiman, who was allegedly stabbed to death by his live-in lover, Precious Okogbua, at their residence in the Liverpool area of Apapa, Lagos State.

Bala Elkana, The state Police Public Relations Officer, said the suspect had been arrested and the case transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Yaba.

The PPRO said, “On August 1, 2020, one Musa Abubakar, a Manager of Island Village, off Liverpool, Apapa, came to the station and reported that on the same day, he received a phone call that Precious Okogbua, has stabbed her lover, a 25-year-old man named Precious Awal Sulaiman, in the neck with a knife.

“The victim was rushed to the General Hospital in Apapa, where he was confirmed dead. Upon close observation of the corpse, there was a mark of violence in his neck.

It was learned the lovers were at home when an argument about infidelity arose between them which later translated into a fight.

It was gathered that Sulaiman overpowered precious and beaten her up.

Precious was alleged to have, however, reached for a knife when the beating was much on her and stabbed him in his neck.

Newsnaija gathered that some residents rushed to the scene and took the victim to the hospital, where he later was confirmed dead.

The PPRO who confirmed the incident said “We have transferred the suspect to the SCIID, Yaba, for discreet investigation and we have deposited the corpse in a mortuary for an autopsy.”.

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