A 56-year-old man, Rasaki Balogun and his girlfriend were found dead in his home at number 16 Taiwo Oke Victory Estate in Ejigbo, Lagos state on Thursday June 20th.
A statement released by the command’s Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, today June 24th, says on June 20th, one Akorede Balogun said to be the wife of the deceased, reported at Iba Police Station that her husband was found dead with his mistress in his sitting room.
A team of detectives led by the Divisional Police Officer Ejigbo visited the scene. Corpses of the man and his mistress were found in the pool of their blood with the woman laying on a knife. The man is said to be living alone in the house while his family lives in a different place.
Bala said the identity of the mistress is yet to be established as he was said to have picked her up about two days to the incident from unknown location.
The Crime scene was sealed off for forensic analysis while the corpses were evacuated to Hospital for autopsy.
Homicide detectives from the State Criminal Investigation Department, Yaba have taken over the case on the instruction of the Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Zubairu Muazu.
Investigation is ongoing to unravel the circumstances surrounding their death.