A 33-year-old man, simply recognized as Mojupa, who allegedly assassinated his girlfriend in the early hours of Tuesday, July 2, at Corporation Estate, Mile 2, Amuwo Odofin, said he was “moved to kill her after taking tramadol.”
The suspect, who was arrested and taken to state the Department of Criminal Investigation, Panti, reportedly told residents that a certain man who was waiting for him at 2nd Gate but refused to name the person had contracted him to kill the lady.
It was also found that the suspect denied knowing the address of the contact individual who sent him on further interrogation. A resident informed Vanguard about 3:45 a.m. he was called. That a prostitute in the property was murdered by an alleged ritualist.
He said the alleged ritualist has only spent a month and a week when he murdered the girl. The source said before the suspect killed his victim, he had taken tramadol he allegedly bought from a security man nearby, who is simply identified as Sule.
However, Police sources said an investigation revealed that the victim was a friend to the suspect and they have been meeting in the suspect’s house before the incident.
Neighbours were attracted to the suspect’s house after hearing her cry for help. It was gathered that when neighbours arrived at the one-story residence of the suspect and knocked on the door, he refused to open.
They then forced their way into the building only to see the dead body of the girl with blood gushing out from a gaping hole in her chest. She was already dead.
It was also gathered that the residents of the estate almost lynched the suspect, but for the prompt arrival of policemen from Festac Division, led by the DPO, CSP Obong Okon, who took him to their station.
Sources said the suspect simply said he was moved to kill her after taking a hard drug. He also confessed that the victim was his girlfriend and that they have been in love for long.