An investigation has been opened by the Lagos State Police Command into the death of a chartered accountant who was identified as Rasaki Balogun and his alleged lover.
The 56-year-old man was found dead around 8 am on June 20 by his wife, Akorede, at 16, Taiwo Oke Street, Victory Estate in Ejigbo.
The spokesperson of the police, Bala Elkana, stated that a team of detectives led by the DPO of Ejigbo visited the scene of the incident and found the bodies covered in blood with the unidentified woman laying on a knife.
“The man is said to be living alone in the house while his family lives in a different place. Identity of the mistress is yet to be established as he was said to have picked her about two days before 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 and Intelligence Department (SCIID), Yaba have taken over the case on the instruction of the Commissioner of Police Zubairu Muazu.
“Investigation is ongoing to unravel the circumstances surrounding their death,” he said.