Wisdom Okoro, from Orlu, Imo State, was arrested on April 11, 2021, at 10:45a.m, according to a statement on Sunday by the state police command’s spokesman, Muyiwa Adejobi.
He revealed that a resident of Igbogbo Ikorodu, Blessing Pius, reported to the police that Udoh was found dead in her house, opposite Meras Hotel, along Igbogbo Road, Ikorodu, on April 11, 2021, at about 10am.
Adejobi said the police operatives invited Okoro, 50, for interrogation, who then confessed that the deceased, 38, informed him she was pregnant in February 2021 and he was in her house to check on her on April 10, 2021.
He, however, said while he was at her house on April 10, his girlfriend told him that she had terminated her pregnancy.
According to CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the statement and utterances of Wisdom revealed that he has some questions to answer.
The statement read;
The statements and utterances of Wisdom revealed that he has some questions to answer. The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu has ordered that he should be transferred to the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba for further investigation.
The Commissioner of Police, therefore, assured the general public, especially Lagosians, of a thorough investigation into the cases for justice to prevail.