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Friday, 4 May 2018

Lagos lawyer kills husband, cuts off private parts And place them in his hands


Diamond Estate, Sangotedo, Ajah, Lagos State, was in turmoil on Thursday after a lawyer, Udeme Odibi, allegedly  stabbed her husband, Otike Odibi, to death.


The suspect was also said to have cut off the private parts of the deceased, who was also a lawyer, and stabbed herself.
It was gathered that 47-year-old Udeme had threatened to stab her husband on Wednesday over a disagreement that ensued between them.
The 50-year-old was said to have informed a neighbour and his relatives about the threat on the telephone before he went to bed.
The woman allegedly made good her threat in the early hours of Thursday, ripping out the entrails of the victim with a knife.
The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Chike Oti, who confirmed the incident in a statement, said the couple had endured three years of marriage fraught with domestic violence.
He said the couple did not have any child together, although Otike had a daughter in his previous marriage.
Oti, a Superintendent of Police, stated that a distress call was put across to the Divisional Police Officer, Ogombo division, around 7.30am as regards the murder.
“An eyewitness account revealed that the couple, both of whom are lawyers, married three years ago after the deceased divorced his first wife. The deceased’s first marriage produced a daughter currently schooling in the United Kingdom. However, his second marriage is said to be without a child,” he added.
The police spokesperson stated that information from a neighbour showed that the deceased had called him (the neighbour) a few hours before he was murdered, complaining that the wife was threatening to kill him with a knife.
He said the neighbour, however, warned him to be careful.
“The deceased also called his mother and his younger sister complaining of threat to his life that night,” Oti added.
He said the CP advised couples to resolve their matrimonial disputes amicably rather than resort to violence.
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