The police in Lagos have rescued a commercial sex worker from a client in a hotel room, following an attempted murder. .
The state Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, said that the police prompt response to a distress call from a worker at Wellwood Hotel, Ajangbadi, Lagos led to the rescue of victim and arrest of the suspect. .
Imohimi said: “On the May 24 at about 12:35 a.m, a distress call was received from Wellwood Hotel. The duty officer that night at Ilemba Hausa Division, quickly went to the hotel where he found one Faith, a commercial sex worker, with severe injuries on her neck.
The victim claimed that on the same date at about 12.15 a.m., the suspect came to her hotel room. After sleeping with her, he brought out a rope, tied it around her neck and pulled her down. .
He also tried to suffocate her by blocking her mouth and nostrils with a pillow. She was, however, rescued by a staff of the hotel who heard noise in her room as she struggled for life. .
This suspect was arrested and the rope with which he nearly killed the girl was recovered from him.” .
In a similar development, a 25-year old man was also arrested for luring a woman he met online, to a hotel in Lagos, where she was drugged and raped. Ekene Onyetube invited Precious, 28, to De-Didos Hotel on March 4 where the crime was committed. .
“The suspect was said to have stolen one Infinix Note 3 phone, one Nokia touch phone, one voter’s card and disappeared” he said. The CP further advised members of the public to be mindful of who they interact with on the social media.