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Former Banker Arrested for attempting to kill Wife in Lagos

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Former Banker Arrested for attempting to kill Wife in Lagos

Ayodeji Dedeigbo

The Nigeria Police has arrested one Christopher Lament, age 45 years at No 23 Jossy Castro Street Lagos for attempting to kill his wife, Comfort Christopher of the same adress with a knife.

The arrest was made on February 2, 2020 at about 5:30 pm, when the Operatives from Bariga Police Station arrested the man rescued the wife following a distress call received.

The knife was recovered and registered as exhibit.

BlackBox Nigeria gathered that the couple both from Akwa Ibom State, have been married for 13 years and blessed with two children, ages 11 and 9.

It was further gathered that the suspect had lost his banking job 5years ago and the wife is not working too.

It is believed the couple were having series of crisis underpinned on matrimonial rascality and lack of maintenance and the event that led to the attempt made by the suspect to stab the victim with a knife, started with a mere argument.

Investigation is ongoing and the suspect will be charged to Court.

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