Man Allegedly Kills Own Daughter During Dispute With Wife
A father, Ayobami Isiaka have been arrested by men of the Lagos State Police Command, for allegedly killing his one -year-old baby , Nana , at Ijaye, in the Isheri area of the state .
The state Police Public Relations Officer , Bala Elkana, in a statement on Sunday, said when a disagreement occurred between Ayobami and his wife, the suspect forcefully took Nana from the mother and slammed her on the ground.
He stated that Nana , whose head was shattered , died on the spot , adding that Ayobami’ s brother reported the incident to the police .
Elkana said, “ On Saturday , October 26 , 2019 , around 6 . 50 pm, one Alhaji Garuba Isiaka reported at the police station that on the same date, around 6pm while at Berger, he received a phone call from his younger brother, Alhaji Mohammad Isiaka , that Ayobami Isiaka forcefully seized his one-year-old daughter , Nana , from the mother and hit her on the ground.
“ The baby ’ s head was shattered and she died on the spot . The suspect was almost lynched by a mob if not for the timely intervention of the police. He will be charged with murder. ”
In another development, a salesgirl , Deborah Nwachukwu, was arrested for allegedly stealing a Jeep, two Samsung S10 phones, a wristwatch , designer perfumes valued at N 1m, and some money from a man , identified simply as Patrick, in the Ikeja area of the state.
Elkana said Patrick, who met Nwachukwu at a shopping mall, invited her to help in cleaning his house for a sum of N 20 , 000.
According to the police spokesperson , Patrick noted that the invitation also involved sex.
He stated that after the sex, Patrick slept off.
“ When she noticed that the complainant was asleep, she quickly took his two phones, a wristwatch , designer perfumes , some cash and his Jeep and escaped from the house after locking him up in the room.
“ A team of detectives, led by the Divisional Police Officer , Ikeja , CSP Gbenga Ogunsakin, arrested the suspect and recovered the stolen items . The suspect has been charged and remanded in correctional custody , ” he added .
Similarly, an ex-convict, Folarin Moses , was arrested for allegedly robbing one Olayemi Agbamuche of his motorcycle in the Bariga area of the state.
Elkana said the Bariga DPO , upon receiving the complaint , swung into action and arrested the suspect, adding that Moses was recently released after serving a jail term for a similar offence.
Meanwhile , four suspected cultists – Dare Taiwo , 26 ; Ayomide Adebanjo, 22 ; Odunayo Akinsanmi , 28 ; and Babatunde Akinsanmi , 32 – were arrested by the state command for allegedly terrorising residents in the Alapere area of Lagos.
Elkana said on searching the suspects , one locally -made pistol was recovered from them , adding that they would be prosecuted for the offence.