Men of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested one Babatunde Damilare for allegedly stabbing a commercial sex worker , one Elochukwu , to death in the Surulere area of the state .
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Bala Elkana , said in a statement on Sunday that Damilare and Elochukwu had engaged in a fight over the amount to be paid for her service when the suspect used a knife to stab her in the neck .
He stated that Elochukwu died on the spot, adding that homicide detectives had arrested Damilare and would charge him .
Elkana stated , “ On Wednesday , November 6 , 2019 , around 11pm , the Surulere Police Station received information that a commercial sex worker , identified as Elochukwu , engaged her customer , Babatunde Damilare , in a fight over the price of sex at the Edo Inn , No. 17 Atan Street , Empire , Surulere .
During the scuffle , the said Babatunde Damilare picked a knife and stabbed Elochukwu in her neck , which led to her death on the spot.
“ The suspect was arrested by homicide detectives led by the Divisional Police Officer , Surulere , CSP Adebayo Adeoya .
The corpse of the deceased was evacuated and deposited in the Mainland Hospital morgue , Yaba , for autopsy . An investigation is ongoing .
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