The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a 24-year-old security guard, Barnabas Job over the alleged m¥rder of a 26-year-old housemaid, Thereza Ekibi.
The spokesman of the command, Benjamin Hundeyin, who confirmed the development to journalists on March 12, 2023 said that the housemaid was allegedly m¥rdered in her bedroom by the suspect at the same house they both work & live at Country Home Estate in the Lekki area of Lagos.
According to the PPRO, the cutl@ss used by the suspect was recovered with bl@@d on it. He said that the suspect, who confessed to the crime had been taken to the homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti alongside the cutlass for investigation.
It was gathered that the suspect tried to woo the victim but when she turned him down, he became angry, picked a cutl@ss & h@ck£d her to d£ath. He attempted to escape after k#lled her but was held by neighbours.