Police narrates how sex worker narrowly escaped death from client
A commercial sex worker in Lagos has been reportedly rescued by the Lagos State Police on Monday when the said victim was about to be killed by a client in a hotel room, at Wellwood Hotel, Ajangbadi, Lagos after he has allegedly had sex with her.
This was made public by the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Imohimi Edgal, who said that the police prompt responded to a distress call from a worker at the hotel where the incident happened.
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 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.”
The CP said that the suspect was yet to tell the police his motive for attempting to murder the victim.