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A lawyer killed by her driver and maid in Lekki

Mrs. Ola Adeola, a notable lawyer and insurance practitioner, has been killed in her Lekki, Lagos home.

The slain lawyer was allegedly killed on Sunday night by her driver and house maid at her residence located at 108, Omisore Lane, Oniru Estate.

Her throat was slashed, according to the source.

The lawyer killed by her maid and driver at Lekki, is the daughter of a former Chief Justice of Ogun state, Ebenezer Craig.

Both the driver and housemaid were said to have disappeared into the thin air, while the victim's corpse has been deposited at a morgue.

The incident was confirmed by the Police Relation Officer (PPRO),Lagos State command, Deputy Superintendent of police (DSP) Kenneth Nwosu.

As at the moment, two persons has been arrested in connection with the matter, he said.

"The report is true and I can confirm to you that we are fully on it. We have arrested two persons and they are in police custody as investigations kicks off full-swing on the orders of the commissioner of police.
"In fact, following his order, the case has been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Panti, Yaba on Lagos Minland," Nwosu told The Nation.
He added: "The police are on their toes to arrest two fleeing suspects in connection to the case and the commissioner has mandated us to get everyone involved arrested for prosecution."

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