Lagos state police have arrested a young Nigerian, who gave his name as Ifeanyi Njoku, in an estate at Badore, in the Ajah area of the state, for killing his 24-year-old Precious Okeke, for money ritual purposes and having scx with her corpse for 6days.
Preliminary investigations and interrogation which was conducted upon his arrest, revealed that Ifeanyi was following the directive of a traditional doctor who instructed him to carry out this heinous crime and he will become rich at the completion of the ritual.
It was also gathered that Ifeanyi lured his girlfriend from the village and they just recently moved into the apartment in the estate, where his intended to murder the unsuspecting young girl and sleep with her corpse.
It was also gathered that he was arrested after the neighbours in the compound started perceiving staunch smell emanating from his apartment, which then prompted his neighbours to inform the management of the estate, who then contacted the Estate Police.
An eyewitness told PunchNews saying;
“The boy killed his girlfriend about six days ago, and he confessed that he wanted to use the girl for money rituals. He said he was told that he should have sex with his girlfriend’s corpse for seven days, but he was caught on the sixth day. Today (Monday) is supposed to make it the seventh day.
“The smell of the corpse had been disturbing neighbours in the compound and other residents. So, they called the estate chairman to help in confirming what was going on in the apartment and while searching the apartment, they found the girl’s body.
“The boy was arrested and taken to the Lamgbasa Police Station and during interrogation, he confessed that he killed his girlfriend six days ago.
“We learnt that the boy offered ₦6m to kill the case; we also learnt that he brought the girlfriend from the village and they just moved into the estate.”
he state police spokesperson, Benjamin Hundeyin confirmed the incident, adding that the deceased and the suspect were lovers.
“Two suspects, Ifeanyi Njoku and Mbam Atunmufor, 36, have been arrested. They have been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Yaba, for further investigation. Njoku was the one that rented the apartment.”