One Labake Olowookere has allegedly stabbed her lover, Seun Komolafe, to death with a fork after she reportedly caught him with another woman.
Labake, it was learnt, had visited Seun’s residence in the Okeopo area of Ilesha around 8pm on Monday to pick her cooking gas when she met another woman in the apartment.
After recovering from the initial shock, Labake was said to have picked a quarrel with Seun and the other woman, whose name could not be immediately ascertained.
In the ensuing fight, Labake allegedly picked up a fork and stabbed Seun in the stomach and he died on the spot.
The acting Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mustafa Katayeyanjue, confirmed the incident and stated that the Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Ige, had ordered an investigation into the matter.
He said, “Around 10.30pm on Monday, one Adeyemi Ojo of Araromi Street reported to the police that one Labake Olowookere of Ido Ijesha, a lover of Seun Komolafe of the Okeopo area of Ilesha, stabbed Seun in the stomach with a fork and killed him on the spot.
“From preliminary findings, Labake went to the residence of his lover to pick her cooking gas. On getting to the house, she met another woman there and a fight ensued.
“It was during the fight that she reportedly took a fork and stabbed Seun in the stomach. He died on the spot. The corpse of the deceased has been deposited in the Wesley Guild Hospital morgue in Ilesha.”