Tuesday, 8 May 2018

Lawyer Bought New Knives To Kill Spouse – Police

The police have established a case of premeditated murder against the 47-year-old lawyer, Udeme Odibi, who allegedly stabbed her husband to death in Sangotedo area of Lagos.

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Edgal Imohimi, told journalists in Lagos that the police was awaiting autopsy report on Otike Odibi who was allegedly stabbed to death by his wife.

Mrs Udeme was accused of ripping out her husband’s intestine and genitals with a knife at Diamond Estate, Sango-Tedo, Lagos.


According to the CP, police investigation revealed that the couple had been having issues bordering on accusations of extramarital marital affairs.

“Investigation also revealed that the suspect had sent a WhatsApp message to her sister-in-law, complaining about her husband and asked her to pray for them and equally ask God to forgive her.

“The suspect, in her statement, confessed to the commission of the crime and also called her mother that she has killed her husband.

“The suspect had hit her husband with a frying pan before stabbing him severally with a knife. The victim also called to inform his sister that the suspect had been threatening to kill him.

“The police found out that the suspect didn’t call for help. It was a premeditated murder as the suspect had just bought the set of knives used in committing act which had been recovered.

“It was revealed that the suspect had packed her certificates and made arrangements to travel to the United Kingdom on Thursday, May 3 by 5am through Virgin Atlantic Airline,” he said.

Mr Imohimi added that autopsy is underway at LASUTH by a team of pathologists while forensic analysis is being compiled and would be made public later.

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