A female lawyer identified as Udeme on Thursday allegedly
stabbed her husband, Otike Odibi to death, severed his
genital and placed it on his right hand.
The incident happened at Diamond Estate, Sango-Tedo area
The tragedy was said to have occurred around 7:30am on
Thursday, the police confirmed, describing the scene as an
The deceased, Odibi, also a lawyer has been married to his
wife, Udeme for three years without a child.
SP Chike Oti, Police Public Relations Officer, while
confirming the incident, said the Divisional Police Officer,
Ogombo, Ajah, Lagos, received a distress call at about
0730hrs, that one Mr. Otike Odibi, was allegedly killed in his
home at Diamond Estate, Sango-Tedo Lagos, by his wife,
one Mrs Udeme Odibi.
“Based on the information, the DPO mobilised a team of
detectives to the scene where they found the man lying on
the bed in the pool of his own blood, with his stomach
ripped open exposing the intestine. As if that was not
enough, the killer severed his genital and placed it on his
“However, before the arrival of the Police, Mrs Udeme who
had unsuccessfully attempted to commit suicide after
allegedly killing her husband, was rushed to the hospital for
treatment by neighbours.
“Sequel to the above, the Commissioner of Police, Lagos
State, CP Edgal Imohimi, directed Crime Scene Detectives
from the homicide section of the SCID Panti Yaba and
Forensic experts to the scene to aid in the investigation.
“The deceased first marriage produced a daughter currently
schooling in the UK. However, the current marriage is said
to be without a child. Further information from a neighbour,
revealed that the deceased called him on phone in the night
before he was murdered, complaining that the wife was
threatening to kill him with a knife.
“The said neighbour, however, warned him to be careful.
The deceased also called his mother and his younger sister
complaining of threat to his life that fateful night,” he said.
CP Oti further advised couples to learn to resolve their
matrimonial disputes amicably without resorting to violence.