By Lolo Ayaba
The Lagos State Police Command is currently investigating a man identified as Babatunde Damilare for stabbing to death, a commercial sex worker over disagreement of service fee in a hotel located at No. 17 Atan street, Empire Surulere, Lagos.
The suspect, Babatunde Damilare, it was learned engaged the services of one Elochukwu a commercial sex worker to give him pleasure, on the 6th of November 2019.
However trouble started when the duo could not agree on an acceptable fee. And the commercial sex worker Elochukwu engaged her customer, Babatunde Damilare in a fight.
During the scuffle, Babatunde Damilare picked a knife and stabbed Elochukwu several times on her neck which led to her death on the spot.
Newsbeats learned that the suspect was arrested by homicide detectives led by the Divisional Police Officer Surulere, CSP Adebayo Adeoya.
Confirming the incident, the spokesperson Lagos State Police Command, DSP Bala Elkana said that on “November 6th 2019 at about 11pm, Surulere Police Station received an information that one commercial sex worker identified as Elochukwu engaged her customer, Babatunde Damilare in a fight over the price of sex, at Edo inn Hotel, No 17 Atan street Empire Surulere. Babatunde Damilare picked a knife and stabbed Elochukwu several times on her neck which led to her death on the spot.”
“Corpse of the deceased person was evacuated and deposited at Mainland Hospital morgue Yaba for autopsy. Investigation is ongoing and the suspect will be charged to Court”, he added.