A 24-year-old security guard,identified as Barbnabas Job has been apprehended by the Lagos State Police Command over the alleged murder of a 26-year-old housemaid, Thereza Ekibi.
Benjamin Hundeyin, the spokesman of the command,who confirmed the development to journalists on March 12, 2023 said that the housemaid was allegedly murdered in her bedroom by the suspect at the same house they both work & live at Country Home Estate in the Lekki area of Lagos.
As stated by the PPRO, the cutlass used by the suspect was recovered with blood on it. He said that the suspect, who confessed to the crime had been taken to the homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti alongside the cutlass for investigation.
It was gathered that the suspect tried to woo the victim but when she turned him down, he became angry, picked a cutlass and hacked her to death . He attempted to escape after killing her but was held by neighbours.
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