Police in Lagos have recovered the corpses of a 56-year-old man and his lover in Iba area of the State.
This follows a complaint from the man’s wife that her husband, one Rasaki Balogun, was found dead with his mistress in the sitting room.
The case was reported at Iba Police Station.
A team of detectives led by the Divisional Police Officer Ejigbo visited the scene.
A statement signed by DSP Elkana Bala added ‘’Corpses of the man and his mistress were found in the pool of their blood with the woman laying on a knife.
The man is said to be living alone in the house while his family lives in a different place.
Identity of the mistress is yet to be established as he was said to have picked her about two days to the incident from unknown location.
The crime scene was sealed off for forensic analysis while the corpses were evacuated to hospital for autopsy.
He stated further that homicide detectives from the State Criminal Investigation Department, Yaba have taken over the case on the instruction of the Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Zubairu Muazu.