By Braxton Ilobah
Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have again arrested two suspects for the alleged killing of one Osita Anwuanwu (64 years) at Arida area of Ikotun Lagos State on Thursday, April 2021, at 8.45 pm.
Daughter of the deceased, Linda Anwuanwu of Temitope street, off Governor Road, Ikotun, Lagos State, reported to the police at Ikotun Division that she was informed that her father, Osita Anwuanwu of the same address, was lying down in a bar at Arida after he had a misunderstanding with one Ngozi Emezue, 38, and Juliet Eguebor, 35.
The Lagos Police spokesman, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi said in a statement on Sunday, that “the Police Operatives at Ikotun Division raced to the scene and rescued the deceased to the General Hospital, Igando where he was certified dead.”
According to preliminary investigation by the police, the deceased had gone to check his lady friend, Juliet, who he had not seen for some time at Ngozi’s bar, where he engaged the duo in a hot argument and physical assault before he slumped.
The two (2) suspects have been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba for proper investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Anwuanwu.
Similarly, Police operatives attached to Ikorodu Division of the Command, have arrested one Wisdom Okoro, 50, from Orlu in Imo State, for the sudden death of his girlfriend, one Enobong Udoh, 38, on 11th April, 2021,at 1045am.
One Blessing Pius, of No 46, Adegboruwa Street, Igbogbo, Ikorodu, reported to the police that the deceased was found dead in her house, opposite Meras Hotel, along Igbogbo Road, Ikorodu, on 11th April,2021, at about 10am.
The police operatives swung into action and invited her boyfriend for interrogation where he, Wisdom Okoro, confessed that the deceased informed him that she was pregnant in February, 2021 and he was in her house to check on her on 10th April, 2021, at about 5.14pm when the deceased informed him that she had terminated her pregnancy.
The statements and utterances of Wisdom revealed that he has some questions to answer. The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu has ordered that he should be transferred to the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba for further investigation.