Man stabs lover to death, commits suicide in Lagos
A-39-year-old man, weekend, stabbed his 25-year-old lover to death in an apartment at road 5, House 16a, Victory Point Estate, Ilasan area of Lagos.
Thereafter, he committed suicide by drinking a poisonous substance.
There were, however, different accounts as to why the man, Chris Ndukwe, killed his lover, Alli Olamide.
A version of the account said the couple had been in and out of the relationship for some time, owing to incessant quarrels.
The woman, as gathered, had requested that her bride price be paid, during one of the quarrels, insisting that she would not return to her lover if he refused to do her bidding. They had two children aged three and seven.
She was said to have visited Alli on Saturday, accompanied by one of her female relatives, who woke up to find both corpses, the next day.
When contacted, the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Elkana Bala, confirmed the incident.
He explained that at ” On June 21, 2020, by 4 pm, Ilasan Police Station received information that a couple were found dead in the man’s residence.