Man Arrested Over Death Of Brother’s Wife


A 39 -year old man, Sadiq Abdul Kazeem has been arrested by the police in Lagos for allegedly killing his brother’s wife, Efe, popularly known as Iya Blessing.

Kazeem was alleged to have used a kitchen knife to stab Iya Blessing on the head several times.

She bled profusely and before she was rescued and rushed to a hospital, she died.

The incident happened at 8, Adetunji street, Toluwani bus stop, Off Ijegun road, Ijegun, Lagos State, southwest, Nigeria.

P. M.NEW gathered that Kazeem and the deceased had been at loggerheads before he packed out of his brother’s house.

He reportedly returned on the fateful day to kill the woman, it was alleged.

Kazeem allegedly attacked the woman as she was coming out from the bathroom.

He was arrested and detained at Ikotun Police Station, Lagos.

The body of the deceased was deposited at Isolo General Hospital for autopsy report.

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When P. M. NEWS visited Ikotun Police Station where Kazeem was detained, the

D P.O was not around to comment on the matter.

Sources at the station confirmed the incident and said the matter will be transferred to State Criminal Investigation Department, SCID, Panti, Yaba, for further investigation.

When P. M. NEWS visited her residence, sympathisers gathered there expressing shock about what had happened.

They described the deceased as a peaceful woman who lived at peace with her neighbors.

The late Iya Blessing was a popular fashion designer in the area and had three children.

Her husband could not be reached for comments as at press time.

—Cyriacus Izuekwe