A man has been arrested after his girlfriend died after undergoing an abortion.
Police operatives attached to the Ikorodu Division of the Lagos State Police Command arrested the man, identified as Wisdom Okoro, 50, for the sudden death of his girlfriend, identified as Enobong Udoh, 38.
Wisdom Okoro, from Orlu, Imo State, was arrested on April 11, 2021, at 10:45a.m.
One Blessing Pius, of No 46, Adegboruwa Street, Igbogbo, Ikorodu, reported to the police that Enobong Udoh was found dead in her house, opposite Meras Hotel, along Igbogbo Road, Ikorodu, on April 11, 2021, at about 10am.
The police operatives immediately invited her boyfriend, Wisdom Okoro, for interrogation where he confessed that the deceased informed him that she was pregnant in February 2021 and he was in her house to check on her on April 10, 2021, at about 5.14pm.
He said that while he was at her house on April 10, his girlfriend told him that she had terminated her pregnancy.
According to the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the statement and utterances of Wisdom revealed that he has some questions to answer.
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu has ordered that he should be transferred to the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba for further investigation.
Odumosu also assured the general public that a thorough investigation will be carried out to ensure that justice prevails.