A 24-year-old Alabi Tolani who was set ablaze by her boyfriend in Lagos for allegedly cheating on him, has died few days after the incidence as a result of severe pains and bruises she suffered from the attack.

It could be recalled that on 7th of December at about 11:45hrs, operatives of Iba Police Station arrested one Orji Ifeanyichukwu Victor ‘m’ 19 years old of G54 Army Post Service Housing Estate, Ojo, Lagos for setting one Alabi Tolani Mariam ‘f’ 24 years, ablaze.

According to resource, The19 years old suspect met the victim, a 24-year-old girl on 2nd of February this year through a hook-up and she moved into his house in March.

Orji has been cohabitating with Tolani at his apartment in G54, Army Post Service Housing Estate in Ojo, after she allegedly promised to stop prostitution and remain faithful to him.

The suspect who got jealous from reading her love chats, confessed that he used petrol to set the victim ablaze. claiming he saw nude pictures she was sending to another lover on her phone.

However, the suspect was said to have finished his Secondary School in 2016 at Gbagada Senior Grammar School and was seeking for admission into tertiary institution before the ugly incidence.

Police spokesperson, Bala Elkana confirmed the arrest of the suspect and death of the burn victim.

By Uchenna Ezeadigwe

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