By; RAYMOND TEDUNJAYE, Lagos
A 50 – year old man is currently being quizzed by police operatives in Lagos over his alleged role in the abortion of his girlfriend’s pregnancy that led to her death.
The suspect, named Wisdom Okoro, an indigene of Orlu in Imo State is suspected to have hand in the sudden death of the late girlfriend identified as Enobong Udoh, aged 30, who died on 11th April, 2021 at about 10.45am.
According to report, the deceased was found dead at her residence opposite Meeas Hotel, along Igbogbo road, Ikorodu by one Blessing Pius, who alerted the police.
Following the tip off, police operatives attached to Ikorodu Division were said to have immediately invited the said Wisdom for an interrogation, culminating in his detention.
His statement and utterances during the interrogation, as learnt, suggested he has clarification to make as regards the death.
The police public relations officer CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi who confirmed the arrest, said the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu has ordered that he should be transferred to the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba for further investigation.
The release reads, ” Similarly, the Police operatives attached to Ikorodu Division of the command, have arrested one Wisdom Okoro, m, 50, from Orlu in Imo State, for the sudden death of his girlfriend, one Enobong Udoh, f, 38, on 11th April, 2021,at 1045am.
One Blessing Pius, f, of No 46, Adegboruwa Street, Igbogbo, Ikorodu, reported to the police that the deceased was found dead in her house, opposite Meras Hotel, along Igbogbo Road, Ikorodu, on 11th April,2021, at about 10am. The police operatives swung into action and invited her boyfriend for interrogation where he, Wisdom Okoro, confessed that the deceased informed him that she was pregnant in February, 2021 and he was in her house to check on her on 10th April, 2021, at about 5.14pm when the deceased informed him that she had terminated her pregnancy.
The statements and utterances of Wisdom revealed that he has 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 Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba for further investigation.
The Commissioner of Police therefore assured the general public, especially Lagosians, of thorough investigation into the cases for justice to prevail”.