Wife, 3 others arrested over hotelier’s death in Lagos

Wife, 3 others arrested over hotelier’s death in Lagos

The Police in Lagos have arrested the wife of an hotel owner and three others after the wife allegedly stabbed her hotelier husband to death.

The woman, wife of the owner of the popular Bama Hotel and Suites, Abule-Egba; allegedly killed her husband on Monday night after finding out that  he had impregnated another lady.

Specifically, she had allegedly drugged him. When he slept off and lost all his senses; she plugged a pressing iron to the hottest and burnt him on several parts of his body until he died. The deceased was said to have just returned from an expensive vacation in Dubai; along with his wife and their three kids.

They had been married for 8 years.

Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the Lagos State Police Command; CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, said the body of the deceased had been deposited at the Yaba Mainland Hospital’s morgue for autopsy.

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He added, “The deceased’s wife and three others had been arrested in connection with the suspected murder case.

“Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, has directed that the case be transferred immediately to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, for diligent investigation,” he said.

In other infidelity related news, gospel artiste, Sammie Okposo, Tuesday confessed to cheating on his wife Ozioma, and tendered a public apology to her as well as his fans.

He revealed in an Instagram post that he was involved in a relationship with another woman during one of his trips to the United States in 2021.


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