The police at the Maroko Division, Lekki, Lagos have arrested a security guard, Ibrahim Musa, 30, for allegedly using interlocking stones to batter his employer, Flora Nwafor, a prominent resident of Lekki Phase 1, Lagos, one month after he was employed.The police also accused him of attempted murder and theft in the charge sheet.
The police stated that the victim’s shouts attracted neighbours and other security men in the area who saved her from being killed. She was immediately taken to the hospital for treatment.
The security guard, it was learnt, escaped from the scene before he could be apprehended and fled to his village in Yola, Adamawa State.
The detectives tracked the suspect to his village in Adamawa State where he was arrested and brought back to Lagos.
Following the injuries sustained by the victim, doctors in Nigeria referred her to a specialist hospital abroad for treatment.
The incident, according to the Police, occurred on 25 June, 2016 at 27A Emmanuel Abimbola Cole Street, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos.
During interrogation, the suspect allegedly confessed that he attacked his employer with the intention to kill her and cart away her properties to sell and use the proceeds to start a business.
In her short ruling after listening to both sides, Magistrate O. Oghre ordered that the accused be remanded in Ikoyi prison till 23 August, for facts and sentencing.
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