A domestic worker has killed his boss and her mother in Surulere area of Lagos State, barely two days after he resumed duty.
The terrible incident occurred on Thursday at No 4 Ogulana Drive, Surulere, Lagos.
On confirming the sad incident, the Lagos Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Bala Elkana, in his report, said on June 20, 2019, that at about 3 am, the Surulere Police Station acknowledged a distress call from No 4 Ogulana Drive, Surulere
His statement revealed that one Joseph Ogbu, 22 years old, from Oju Local Government Area, of Benue State, who was employed as a domestic worker on June 18th, 2019, killed his employer, Oreoluwa John, 38, including her 89 years old mother, Adejoke at their apartment.
Meanwhile, the suspect Joseph Ogbu was said to have confessed to the crime.
Also, “In his statement, the suspect affirmed that his employer had asked him to clean the house just at about 9 pm on June 19th, 2019. Unfortunately, an argument, however, ensued between them, which quickly prompted him to stab her with a knife.
He thus revealed that the shock of her death made her aged mother of 89, to slump and die. The statement read
“Seeing that they were completely dead, he moved some valuable belongings such as handsets, electronics, and household items into the employer’s Toyota Camry Salon Car and attempted to run with all assets to where he could never be found before he was arrested by policemen on patrol at Ogunlana pin-down point. The car and valuable items stolen were, however, recovered.”
Mr. Elkana, also added that the crime scene was immediately sealed off and that the corpses of the two victims were also taken to the Mainland Hospital, Yaba for autopsy.
He stated that the commissioner of police, Lagos State, CP Zubairu Muazu, had ordered the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Yaba to immediately take over the investigation and charge the suspect to Court.
Man Jumps Into Lagoon From Third Mainland Bridge Lagos
A man, 22, jumped into the lagoon from the third mainland bridge yesterday. The man identified as Daibo Toju Davies resides at 17, Sosanya street, Gbagada.
A report said that he had engaged the services of an Uber taxi from a hospital before the occurrence. He allegedly stopped the Uber on the bridge pretending to be having a running stomach before plunging into the lagoon.
Lagos State Emergency Management Agency public affairs officer, Nosa Okunbor said they are making efforts to rescue the man.
“He should be in his mid-twenties. He ordered a car-hailing service from Gbagada to the Island. He deceived the UBER driver that he had a running stomach after which he jumped into the lagoon.
“As I speak with you, the marine unit of the Lagos central zone has been searching for the victim since 11:30 am, but we have not found the body.”
Two luggage with his personal effects and affidavit were discovered on him.
Watch the video here;
Police Van Picks Passengers In Lagos
Police van has allegedly been used for commercial purposes in Lagos. This is due to the ban on commercial motorcycle and tricycle popularly known as Okada and Keke Napep in some parts of Lagos.
This is captured by a Twitter user @caren_diala who captured the moment Lagosian rushed to get a seating space in a police van.
Read her tweet;
Policemen Arrest Colleagues For Obtaining Bribe In Lagos (VIDEO)
A video has surfaced online showing some policemen arrested by their colleagues for obtaining bribe.
Also, the officers are attached to the Nigeria Police Special Squad ‘Operation Puff Adder’. So, they stormed the spot in patrol their patrol van and arrested the officers collecting bribe at the Ijesha area of Lagos State.
Watch the video here;