A 50-year-old man, Wisdom Okoro, broke down in tears when police
arrested him over a fatal abortion. Police operatives attached to the
Ikorodu Division of the Lagos State Police Command arrested the suspect
on April 11, 2021, for the sudden death of his girlfriend identified as
Enobong Udoh, 38. One Blessing Pius, reported to the police that
Enobong Udoh, was found dead in her house. The police operatives
immediately invited her boyfriend, Mr Okoro, for interrogation
where he confessed that his lover died after an abortion.
He confessed his lover had taken seed in February and he visited her
to confirm if she had indeed terminated the pregnancy.
When he discovered she had lied, Lagos State Police stated he confessed
to have bought her pills, which in turn led to her death.
According to the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, CSP
Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the statement and utterances of the suspect
revealed that he had some questions to answer.
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu
has ordered that he should be transferred to the Homicide Section of
the State Criminal Investigations Department, Panti, Yaba for further investigation.
He also assured the general public that a thorough investigation would be
carried out to ensure that justice prevails.