What is a city without crime? Every Friday, thisislagos descends into the Lagos underground to search out the baddest guys committing the craziest crimes in LasGidi. Don’t get caught!!!
Customer mistakenly drinks insecticide at Lagos bar, dies (Punch)
The Lagos State Police Command has commenced investigation into the death of a visitor to a Chinese lounge and bar on Adeniran Ogunsanya Street, Surulere, Lagos.
The visitor, Willie Uyime, had gone to the bar in company with his friends on Saturday to have fun. While they were drinking, PUNCH Metro learnt that Uyime unknowingly drank insecticide in a container placed on the table in front of him at the bar. After some minutes, he reportedly started gasping and was rushed to the Randle General Hospital where he was confirmed dead. Read more
One-legged robbery suspect found inside ceiling (Vanguard)
A disabled man, alleged to be running a one-man robbery squad was arrested following his foiled attempt to burgle some shops at a shopping plaza in Shasha area of Lagos, was yesterday taken before Ejigbo Magistrate’s Court.Preliminary investigation revealed that the 34-year-old suspect, Akinola Akeem, usually come from Ijebu-Ode Ogun state to operate in Lagos. The father of four, as gathered, stormed Hub and Hub shopping plaza at about midnight, removed his artificial leg with which he climbed the ceiling of the storey building to gain entrance into two shops. Read more
Man strangles wife to death, dumps body in Lagoon (Leadership)
A carpenter, Nnana Ononaku, was on Monday brought before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly strangling his wife to death and throwing her body into the lagoon. The accused, 45, resident of No. 89, Oke Eri St., Oworonshoki, Lagos, was charged with murder. His plea was not taken. Earlier, the Prosecutor, Insp. Cousin Adams, had told the court that the accused committed the offence on Feb. 15, at about 11.00 p.m. at Oke-Eri in Oworonshoki. Adams said that the accused strangled his wife, Iyabo Akinpelu, 48, before throwing her body into the lagoon. Read more
From scisssors to skulls: Lagos tailor caught with 3 human skulls (Punch)
A 32-year-old Lagos tailor, Mr. Suleiman Ajenifuja, has been arrested with three suspected human skulls. The father of two, who also claimed to be working as a street sweeper in Lagos, said he was taking the skulls to an Islamic cleric for spiritual purposes when he was arrested. He said he combined street sweeping with tailoring, adding that he wanted to use the skulls to make a ritual to draw more customers to his shop. Ajenifuja said a friend connected him to the Islamic cleric. Read more