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Police Arrests Security Guard For Killing House-Help In Lagos



The Lagos State police command has confirmed the arrest of a 24-year-old security guard, Job Barnabas, over the alleged murder of a 26-year-old housemaid, Thereza Ekibi.

The spokesman of the command, Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the development to the journalists on Sunday, March 12, 2023, said the househelp was allegedly murdered in her bedroom by the suspect at the same house they both worked and lived at Country Home Estate in the Lekki area of Lagos.

According to the PPRO, the cutlas used by the suspect was recovered with a bloodstain in it. He said that the suspect, who confessed to the crime, has been taken to the homicide section of the state criminal investigation department.


It was further gathered that the suspect was trying to woo the victim but when she turned him down, he became angry, picked a cutlass and hacked her to death.

He attempted to flee after killing the housemaid but was held by the neighbors, who then contacted the police at Ikota division.



Murdered house-help, Thereza

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