Photos showing the scene of the murder-suicide that happened at Ilasan, Lekki has been revealed.
It shows the final moments for the couple who died following an altercation between the man and the woman.
Recall that we reported how the man, Chris Ndukwe, 39, brutally stabbed his wife, Olamide, 25 to death before killing himself some days ago.
The tragic incident happened at Ndukwe’s home in Victory Park Estate in Lekki, Lagos.
Olamide visited him alongside her younger sister on Saturday, based on his invitation. The sister was the first to have noticed that the couple were dead and raised alarm.
According to her statement to the police, she was woken up by loud music from the couple’s room. It was gathered that Chris tied Olamide up, sealed her mouth, used the pliers to pull her braids before stabbing her multiple times on the head and eyes.
The police said it was not yet clear what might have triggered the murder, but the two corpses were removed and deposited in a public mortuary for autopsy.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered a thorough investigation into the case, investigation is ongoing, Mr Elkana said.
Domestic and sexual violence experts in Nigeria say they have seen an increase in the number of people asking them for help. The UN says around 23% of women in Nigeria have been victims of physical or sexual violence by their husbands.
See graphic photos from the scene of the incident below