Man Explains Why He Killed Lagos Female Lawyer In Her Hotel Room



LAGOS MARCH 5TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Mr. Usulor who is presently under the custody of Lagos State police command has explained why he killed a Lagos female lawyer, Ms Feyitayo Ubot in her hotel room in Opebi area of Lagos metropolis.
The suspect , Usulor who is detained at the homicide section of State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department ( SCIID) , Panti,Yaba , told the police that he killed Obot to raise money for his hotel bills.
According to him, “On that fateful day, I was looking for money to pay my hotel bill ,because I over spent and I did not want embarrassment . I was thinking of what to do when I saw the female lawyer .Convinced that she was alone in her room ,I knocked and when she opened the door, I wanted to steal her money and her phones ,but she started struggling with me ,so I stabbed her. I did not know her before “.
It would be recalled that on January 26 , a Obot, 34, was gruesomely murdered in her hotel room and the case was reported to the police . Sequel to the report, the command detailed its homicide detectives to the scene of the crime where they collected important exhibits for forensic analysis.
Lagos State police spokesman, CSP. Chike Oti, Obot affirmed that Obot was stabbed many times in her abdominal region and her throat slit open with a sharp object.
He said while the body was recovered for autopsy, the police commenced investigation into the matter as the suspect had absconded after committing the crime .
Oti said , the state Commissioner of Police, CP Zubairu Muazu, ordered the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID), Panti Yaba, DCP. Yetunde Longe, to go after the culprit .
“Painstaking investigation however, led to the arrest of the suspect, Usulor, on February 28, at his hideout in Victoria Island Lagos. During interrogation, the suspect confessed to have committed the crime. He said he had not met Ms Obot until the day he attacked her and that he was motivated to rob the deceased to enable him offset his hotel bill having spent two days above the one-day he paid for.
“To execute his plans undetected, he claimed he sneaked into the deceased room to steal her money and her phones, but the deceased struggled with him but he overpowered her. He then stabbed her with a sharp knife in the stomach and used the same knife to slit her throat. Satisfied that the woman was dead, he made away with her phones and N26, 000.
“Investigation revealed that the deceased was a lawyer who came to Lagos for a business meeting and lodged in the hotel.
” The autopsy result revealed that the following factors led to the death of the victim: Exsanguination, which implies an excessive loss of blood, Disruption of the left jugular vein and sharp force trauma.
“The suspect will be charged to court for murder. Meanwhile, CP Muazu has directed that the case file be duplicated and forwarded to the Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) for legal advice”, he said.

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