A suspected Cultist known as Yemi has been arrested in Lagos for allegedly killing his girlfriend and dumping her corpse in a well. The 27 year old was arrested by homicide detectives at the State Criminal Investigations Department, SCID, Panti, Yaba, area of the state at the weekend.
Yemi allegedly beat her to death at the Igando area of Lagos after he accused her of dating a rival cult member in the community. Her body was discovered when a neighbor went to the well to fetch water they could use for the day. The neighbor the raised alarm which also attracted other tenants to the well to see for themselves.
State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Dolapo Badmos confirmed the incident did happen to newsmen, he then said the suspect went to his apartment to pack his belongings after committing the crime.
“He wanted to escape but was caught by residents who handed him over to Igando Police Station. “The suspect has been arrested investigations are ongoing,” the PPRO stated, adding that the remains of the lady has been removed from the well by the officials of the State Fire Fighters and deposited at Igando General Hospital Mortuary.