A 19-year-old girl, Jemila Ibrahim, and her friend, Fatima Mohammed, 21, has been arrested for setting ablaze the house of her ex-boyfriend, killing his new lover, Rabi in Monkey Village, Lagos State.
According to a statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Muyiwa Adejobi, Mohammed Yusuf, who is an ex-lover to Jemila, had the hint of the incident which happened on Wednesday, November 18.
He rushed to the house only to meet it on fire.
However, the young man managed to rescue Rabi, his new lover, from the inferno.
Sadly, she gave up the ghost on Saturday, November 21 in a hospital where she was taken to.
“Mohammed had alleged his former lover, Jemila Ibrahim, of infidelity before they broke up; he later met and fell in love with his new lover, Rabi, that was caught up in the inferno.
The duo of Jemila Ibrahim, f, and her friend, Fatimo Mohammed, f, of Monkey Village, who accompanied Jemila to commit the heinous crime, have been arrested by the police operatives attacked to Satellite Division of the command.” the statement read
Adejobi said the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered that the matter be transferred to the State CID, Panti, for discreet investigation.
The girl and her friend will be arraigned to court once the investigation is over.