Unknown assailants stab woman to death in Lagos


A 50-year-old woman, Mabel Okafor, has been stabbed to death inside her residence in Ajah, Lagos, by unknown assailants the State Police Command confirmed yesterday.

The incident occurred at House J68B, Close 9, VGC, at the wee hours on Saturday.

It was gathered that police operatives attached to Ajah Division received information around 12am and went to the place.

Upon getting there, they discovered that the woman was stabbed on the stomach and abandoned by her killers.

Confirming the incident the command’s spokesperson, Dolapo Badmos, said effort was on to apprehend her killers, adding that the matter was under discreet investigation.


In another development, a truck driver was electrocuted along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Saturday evening.

The deceased, identified as Sani Mesidau, was said to have been killed after the truck, marked SBG111XA, had contact with a high tension cable.

He was said to have been conveying a container to a terminal in Ijora-Badia when the incident occurred.

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