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A Lagos trader, Sunday Emmanuel, has died after a suspected sex worker, identified as Precious, allegedly slit his stomach with a razor blade at FESTAC Town in the Amuwo-Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State.

It was gathered that Sunday Emmanuel who had a makeshift shop on First Avenue, where he sold alcoholic drinks, had contracted Precious for “a night rest” in a hotel in the area.

A Witness said, there was a disagreement and a fight between the two around 4am of Wednesday September 1.

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Precious was said to have used a blade to fatally slit the stomach of Emmanuel.

She then quickly boarded a motorcycle to escape the scene, but the bike rider drove her to the station and handed her over to the police.

The manager of the hotel where the two lodged for the night said it was the biker who after taking the suspect to the station that informed him of the tragic event.

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The manager said: “When I got to the station, I saw the girl; she is a sex worker, and was not remorseful about what she did. Even when she was handcuffed, she was still not remorseful, until when they were transferring the case and she was told that she might never come back.

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“The incident did not happen in the hotel, but opposite the hotel and my only saving grace was the motorcyclist who took her to the station and informed me. I learnt that she was taken to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Yaba.”

The Lagos State Police Command is yet to make comment on the incident.


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