In Ogombo, Ajah area of the state, a man named Amosu Funso has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command over the death of his girlfriend Precious Udochi.
Funsho and Udochi were both living together when the incident occured, it was reported that Funsho went to the Ogombo Police Division to report that Udochi died after complaining of stomach pains and the police apprehended him.
According to a police source:
“On June 17, his girlfriend who is living with him, one Udochi, returned from work at about 7.20pm and complained to him that she was having a stomach ache. She started going to the toilet and later asked him to buy her food. After eating, she slept off. At midnight, she started vomiting.
“On June 18, at about 8am, she was rushed to a private hospital in the Sangotedo area for treatment where the doctor confirmed her dead. She was brought back home. One of us, Inspector Lawrence Inaede, visited the scene of the crime for on-the-spot findings.
”On arrival at the scene, the corpse of the woman was found on the floor. There was no mark of violence on her body. We took photographs of the corpse and the complainant was re-arrested. The corpse was taken to the Mainland Hospital Mortuary for an autopsy.”
DSP Bala Elkana, Lagos State Police Public Relations Office confirmed the arrest saying:
”We have such a case. The suspect is in custody. Ogombo division has transferred the case to the SCID, Homicide Department, where further investigation is taking place.”