Thursday, May 13

Robbers Stab Canada-Bound Woman, Oluwakemi Odugbesan To Death In Lagos

A 41-year-old woman, Oluwakemi Odugbesan, has been murdered by suspected armed robbers around Oduntan in Ketu, Lagos. The deceased was said to have been stabbed multiple times by her attackers around 6 am on April 10, which happened to be her husband’s birthday.

It was gathered the woman was returning from a night vigil when her attackers, in an attempt to collect her phone and handbag, stabbed her multiple times on the chest and rib regions. Sources said the deceased, her husband and 3 children were billed to relocate to Canada in a few weeks’ time before her unfortunate death.

It was gathered her attackers were the ones who called her parents with her phone to inform them she was fatally injured. Following the information, relatives were said to have raced to the scene and rushed the woman to a hospital on Oduntan Street, where she was pronounced dead. Her murder was said to have thrown the entire community into panic with residents demanding an end to attacks by armed hoodlums who usually laid siege on commuters early in the mornings or at nightfall.

Spokesman for Lagos Police Command, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said the case has been transferred to the homicide section, State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) for discreet investigation.

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