A person has been arrested over the dying of his girlfriend who died from a stab wound.
38-year-old grandmother, Chinyere Orji, was discovered final Monday, March 8, with a damaged piece of mirror in the fitting aspect of her ribs at an house at 11, Abuja road, Alaba Rago, off Mile 2 Badagry expressway, Lagos.
She died earlier than they might rush her to the hospital. Her boyfriend, Michael Ikechukwu, 27, was arrested and is presently on the State Legal Investigation and Intelligence Division , SCIID, Yaba, from the place he can be charged to courtroom.
Chatting with Vanguard, Ikechukwu, from Ebonyi state, claimed he met Chinyere as a industrial intercourse employee at Apapa and so they’ve identified one another for 3 years and 4 months.
He mentioned her dying was an accident following an argument about her quitting prostitution.
The person, who hawks electronics equipment, instructed the publication; “She instructed me she needed to exit that day. We went to TV line, stayed for about 10 minutes earlier than she mentioned she was going again dwelling.
“By the point I went to satisfy her at dwelling, I knocked however it took a very long time for her to open the door.
“When she did, I requested if she was okay, she saved quiet. After I requested what the issue was, she received indignant and began packing her issues, saying she was leaving the home.
“After I requested the place she was going, she mentioned I shouldn’t ask her. I locked the door, stopping her from leaving.
“She began shouting on the prime of her voice that I ought to open the door and that I shouldn’t ask her the place she was going, since I knew she was a hustler.
“At that time, I began calming her down however she insisted on leaving. She mentioned she was going to search for cash. She began scattering all over the place, insisting she should go away. Out of provocation I slapped her and instructed her to re-arrange the room.
“In an try and scare her, I slammed the standing mirror on the bottom and it shattered. Sadly, a bit pierced into her proper rib and he or she began shouting that I had stabbed her.”
Ikechukwu mentioned he cherished Chinyere, who has two youngsters, a 21-year-old and a 9-year-old. Her 21-year-old daughter is married and has a toddler of her personal.
He defined that although he met her as a prostitute, he was keen to marry her however she was reluctant to surrender intercourse work.
He instructed Vanguard: “I met her at a ingesting joint in Apapa, after hawking. We received speaking and I invited her to my home at Alaba Rago.
“She had been dwelling with me for 3 years. I knew she was a industrial intercourse employee however I accommodated her as a result of I cherished her.
“I by no means handled her like a prostitute by paying her anytime I had intercourse along with her. However I gave her cash for housekeep.
“I purchased her cloths, gave her cash to make her hair and likewise gave her pocket cash. However she at all times complained it was not sufficient.
“I swear, I cherished Chinyere. We had some issues in widespread. For example, she smoked like I do and he or she was into alcoholic drinks like me. Moreover, she additionally glad me sexually, which is the primary cause I cherished her.
“Whereas dwelling with me, she normally went out at evening to prostitute. I by no means met her at dwelling once I got here again from work. Individuals taunted me about it however I nonetheless tolerated her due to the love I had for her.
“Final 12 months, I instructed her to cease prostituting as a result of I meant to marry her. She had two youngsters of ages 21 and 9.
“Her first baby is married with a child, whereas the youthful one lives along with her aunt. But I didn’t thoughts spending the remainder of my life along with her .
“I by no means meant to kill her, I solely needed to stop her from going out that evening.”
Spokesman for the Lagos State Police Command, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, mentioned the suspect can be charged to courtroom.