By; RAYMOND TEDUNJAYE, Lagos
The police in Lagos has arrested two middle aged women over the death of a man who died at a bar in Lagos while searching for his girlfriend, the New Nigerian Newspapers has learnt.
Our correspondent reliably gathered that the deceased named Osita Anwuanwu, aged 64, had gone to check his lady friend identified as Juliet, at the bar located at Arida area of Ikotun
However, a hot argument and physical assault was said to have ensued between him and the two women identified as Ngozi Emezue, 38 and Juliet Eguebor, 35 in the process.
According to report, he was said to have slumped in the process and later certified dead at the General Hospital, Igando where he was rushed to by police operatives attached to Ikotun Division who raced to the scene to rescue him.
The police public relations officer CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi made the disclosure in a release made available to journalists on Sunday.
Adejobi stated that the suspects have been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba for proper investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of the deceased.
” The Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have again arrested two suspects for the alleged killing of one Osita Anwuanwu, m, 64, at Arida area of Ikotun Lagos State on 8th April, 2021, at 8.45pm.
The daughter of the deceased, Linda Anwuanwu ‘f’ of Temitope street, off Governor’s Road, Ikotun, Lagos State, reported to the police at Ikorun Division that she was informed that her father, one Osita Anwuanwu ‘m’ 64, same addresss, was lying down in a bar at Arida after he had a misunderstanding with one Ngozi Emezue, f, 38, and Juliet Eguebor, f, 35. The Police Operatives at Ikotun Division raced to the scene and rescued the deceased to the General Hospital, Igando where he was certified dead.
According to preliminary investigation by the police, the deceased had gone to check his lady friend, Juliet, who he had not seen for some times, at Ngozi’s bar, where he engaged the duo in a hot argument and physical assault before he slumped.
The two (2) suspects have been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba for proper investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Mr Osita Anwuanwu”, the release stated.