'Woman kills husband and cuts off his genitals'


Reports from Lagos say a woman has killed her husband and cut off his genitals.

Local police say the woman also attempted to take her own life but her neighbours intervened to stop her.

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Both husband and wife are believed to be lawyers.

Police say they were alerted to the incident by a phone call on Thursday morning.

A team of detectives was mobilised to the scene where they found a man lying on the bed in a pool of blood.

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Investigations revealed the killer, suspected to be his wife, had ripped out the man’s intestines with a knife, and severed his genitals.

The suspect is now receiving treatment at hospital.

Lagos police spokesman Chike Oti said the couple's three-year marriage had been fraught with domestic violence.

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