Lagos State Police command stated it could quickly cost to courtroom the person who allegedly stabbed a PAGA agent to dying in Asa Afariogun space of Ajao Property, Isolo Native Council Improvement Space (LCDA).
The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Bala Elkana, who confirmed that the suspect was within the police custody, instructed DAILY POST that he could also be charged to courtroom for homicide on the completion of investigation.
The suspect recognized as Uche Ede was apprehended and handed over to law enforcement officials at Ajao Property Police Division by group residents whereas making an attempt to run away after stabbing his sufferer, Ogbechi Uwanakwe, and likewise maiming an eyewitness who was attempting to rescue the sufferer.
It was gathered that the suspect had entered Uwanakwe’s store ‘Knowledge Frozen Meals’, the place she additionally operated Level of Gross sales (PoS) companies, to steal some cash.
The eyewitness, who was shopping for one thing within the close by store, defined that the suspect had efficiently stabbed Uwanakwe earlier than she cried for assist and earlier than she may very well be rushed to the close by Heda Hospital she had died.
He defined: “The incident occurred round previous 3pm whereas it was raining. I used to be within the different store shopping for one thing once I heard her crying for assist just for me to see a man was there together with her. I assumed he was punching her not realizing he had stabbed her. So, I requested what the issue was and he rapidly responded that he was not a thief. Then I instructed him he have to be a thief to have given such a response. He then walked in the direction of my course and tried to punch me, not realizing that he had the knife with him. I dodged his fist, however he reduce my hand with the knife within the course of, pushed me and ran away. Then I began shouting “Ole Ole Ole” (thief, thief, thief) as a way to elevate alarm, folks ran after him and caught him alongside the street.
“I didn’t know what truly transpired between them. The sufferer was rushed to the hospital instantly however she was already useless.”
In the meantime, the police stated the the sufferer’s stays have since been deposited within the mortuary for post-mortem whereas the suspect is being interrogated by the murder division within the state Felony Investigation Division (CID) and will probably be charged to courtroom for homicide.
Whereas our correspondent visited the sufferer’s household at Joebest Crescent, Ajao Property, Isolo Lagos, no member of the household was keen to speak to the press as somebody was overheard to be saying: “This isn’t one of the best time since you don’t know the way it feels.”
The Sufferer’s boss, Pastor Chidi additionally refused to talk to the press on the incident.