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LAGOS: Body of lifeless woman found in hotel

THE lifeless body of a woman identified as Muinat was on Saturday discovered in one of the rooms of a Guest House located at Igbogbo in Ikorodu area of Lagos State by the manger. 

Public Relations Officer (PRO), SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed this yesterday when he spoke with the newsmen.

The police spokesperson, said the manager of the guest house (name withheld) reported the case to the Divisional Police Headquarters in the area.

 According to Hundeyin, the manager’s report indicated that the woman, who was about 46 years old, arrived at the guest house on a motorcycle ridden by her companion simply identified as Alfa Sule on Friday.

He added that the manager reported that Alfa Sule, of unknown address, lodged at the guest house with the woman later identified as Muinat.

The PPRO said further that while the manager was going round the rooms on Saturday at about 6.00 a.m., he discovered the lifeless body of the said woman but Alfa Sule was nowhere to be found.

“There were no marks of violence on the woman; the said Alfa Sule was nowhere to be found, but abandoned his Bajaj motorcycle.

“The police visited the scene and found the corpse with foam oozing out of her nostril.

“Photographs of the scene and body were taken before the corpse was removed and deposited at Ikorodu General Hospital morgue for autopsy,’’ Hundeyin said.

He added that the manager of the guest house is assisting the police in their investigation while efforts are on to arrest the fleeing Alfa Sule.

 Meanwhile, the PPRO said the case would be transferred to the Homicide Unit of the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) in Panti, Yaba for further investigation.

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