A 47 year old man, Emmanuel Mekuri, an officer of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), has reportedly committed suicide after stabbing his 37 years old wife, Patricia Ogunshola, on her right thigh on Sunday.
The incident happened at the lovers resident at Araromi, Marogbo area of Lagos, a 13 year old girl, who was a daughter to Patricia, alerted the neighbors of his step father’s attempt to take his mother’s life.
As narrated by the girl, a fight had ensued between Mekuri which she called her stepfather and her mother over infidelity, and Mekuri in anger had reached for a knife which he used to stab Patricia on her right thigh.
Patricia however, ran for her life, and Mekuri after Patricia had escaped from his grip poured his anger on himself by stabbing himself himself in the stomach, paving way for his intestines to gush out, which led to his instant death.
The couple, as gathered by News4Naija are yet to be legally married and have been living together since February this year.
The incident have been confirmed by the states Police Public Relation Officer, Bala Elkana, who pointed out that the incident happened on Sunday July 5, 2020 and the police had recovered Mekuri’s body and a blood stained knife from the crime scene.
Elkana in his statement said Patricia had been taken to an hospital and currently responding to treatment, he concluded that further investigation into the crime is however going on by the men of the Nigeria Police Force.
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