It was a gory scene today in Lagos as the body of a lawyer was found in the pool of his blood with a ripped intestine, his penis was also severed and put in his hand.
Preliminary investigation revealed that Mr. Otike Odibi was killed by his wife, Udeme Odibi at Diamond Estate, Sango-Tedo, Ogombo area of Lagos State.
The discovery followed a distress call from some neighbours.
“Based on the information, the DPO mobilised a team of detectives to the scene where they found the man lying on the bed in the pool of his own blood, with his stomach ripped open exposing the intestine. As if that was not enough, the killer severed his genital and placed it on his right hand. However, before the arrival of the Police, Mrs Udeme who had unsuccessfully attempted to commit suicide after allegedly killing her husband, was rushed to the hospital for treatment by neighbours,” Police Spokesman Chike Oti stated.
Following this discovery the state police boss, Imohimi Edgal directed officers from the Homicide Section of the SCID Panti Yaba and Forensic experts to the scene to aid in the investigation.
“Eye witness account revealed that the couple both whom are lawyers, were married three years ago after the deceased divorced his first wife. The deceased first marriage produced a daughter currently schooling in the UK. However the current marriage is said to be without a child.
Further information from a neighbour, revealed that the deceased called him on phone in the night before he was murdered, complaining that the wife was threatening to kill him with a knife. The said neighbour however warned him to be careful. The deceased also called his mother and his younger sister complaining of threat to his life that fateful night,” the statement added.
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