The police in Lagos State say they are relying on forensic science to perfect their investigations into the killing of the wife of the Managing Director of Maersk Line, a multinational shipping company, Gildas Tohouo.
According to the state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, two suspects have been arrested and are being questioned over the attack.
The incident took place at their residence at Lugard Avenue, in the Ikoyi Area of Lagos where the mother of three was stabbed and suffocated to death.
Her husband also suffered life-threatening injuries from the attack but is now recuperating at a hospital.
He explained that men of the Lagos State Police Command moved into the area shortly after the incident occurred and arrested the suspects.
Elkana disclosed that Tohouo’s wife, Bernadette, a Hungarian and mother of three, died from injuries sustained from the attack.
On his part, Tohouo was critically injured and has been taken to an undisclosed hospital in the Victoria Island axis of the state.
The Police Public Relations Officer added that the suspects have been transferred to the Homicide Section of the State Criminal and Intelligence Department, Panti in Yaba, for discreet investigation and subsequent prosecution.