The Lagos state police command has given an update on the case involving 47-year-old lawyer, Udeme Odibi, who murdered her 50-year-old husband, Mr Otike Odibi, last Wednesday, in their apartment at 12A, Emerald Avenue, Diamond Estate, Sango-Tedo, in Ogombo, Ajah area of Lagos State.
Udeme and her husband met while she was working in his law firm and according to close firneds, has always been very jealous and never wanted any lady close to him. The suspect got married to the deceased after he divorced his first wife whom he has a daughter with. The couple began fighting after Odibi maintained that some of his properties must go to his daughter in his will, a position Udeme who is yet to have a child with him was strongly against.
Giving an update, the state Commissioner of police, Edgal Imohimi said investigation carried out so far has shown that the murder might have been premeditated. The suspect had allegedly purchased a new set of knifes the day before carrying out the murder.
She had also packed her certificates and belongings and was planning to travel to the UK immediately after she had killed her husband of three years.
The police boss added that the suspect has confessed to committing the crime. In her statement to the poloice, Udeme who is currently in the hospital after a failed attempt to commit suicide, said she called her mother on phone that she has killed her husband and that she had hit the deceased with a fry pan on the head before stabbing him with the knife, cutting off his manhood and placing it on his right hand. The murder weapon has been recovered.