A man, Wisdom Okoro, has been arrested in Lagos over his girlfriend’s death after an abortion.
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Police operatives attached to the Ikorodu division of the Lagos State police command arrested Okoro, 50, for the sudden death of his girlfriend, Enobong Udoh.
The suspect, who is from Orlu in Imo State, was arrested on April 11, 2021.
It was gathered that one Blessing Pius, of No 46, Adegboruwa Street, Igbogbo, Ikorodu, reported to the police that Udoh, 38, was found dead in her house, opposite Meras Hotel, along Igbogbo road.
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The police operatives immediately invited her boyfriend, Okoro, for interrogation, during which he confessed that the deceased informed him that she got pregnant for him in February.
He said he visited her in her house on April 10, at about 5:14pm, a day before her death.
Okoro stated that while he was at her house, the deceased told him that she had terminated the pregnancy.
However, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, spokesperson of the police command, noted that the statement and utterances of the suspect revealed that he has questions to answer.
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The Commissioner of Police in the state, Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered that he should be transferred to the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba, for further investigation.
Odumosu also assured the general public that a thorough investigation will be carried out to ensure that justice prevails.