Nigerian police in Lagos state is currently investigating a man identified as Babatunde Damilare for allegedly stabbing a commercial sex worker to death in a hotel in Surulere Lagos.
According to local media source, the suspect engaged the services of one Elochukwu, a commercial sex worker at the hotel located at 17 Atan Street, Empire, to give him pleasure on November 6. However, trouble started when the duo could not agree on an acceptable price and the commercial sex worker engaged her customer in a fight.
During the scuffle, Damilare picked a knife and stabbed Eluchukwu severally on the neck and she died on the spot, according to the report.
Police spokesman Bala Elkana said in a statement on Sunday;
“On Wednesday, November 6, 2019, around 11 pm, 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. The suspect will be charged.”