A 52-year old Lebanese, Habeeb Haschem, was yesterday murdered in his room at Palace Chinese Resataurant, fornerly known as Sizzler Palace on 72, Kofo Abayomi, off Ibikunle Akintoye Street, Apapa, Lagos, Souhtwest Nigeria.
P.M.NEWS investigation revealed that he was seen with his girlfriend identified as Precious Tochuckwu yesteday evening
The deceased corpse was discovered by his friend called Naji, at about 9.30 p. m. yesteday .
The deceased was stabbed all over his body and he had tooth bite on his cheek,and beside him was a knfe allegedly used to kill him.
An identity card of his girlfriend, Precious, was also seen in his room.
Eyewitnesses told sources that policemen from Area ‘B’ Command arrived the restaurant last night to investigate the incident before an ambulance arrived to take the corpse of the Lebanese away.
The corpse of the deceased has been deposited at the Eko Hospital.
The police are on the trail of the fleeing girlfriend. The motive for the murder of Haschem could not be ascertained.
As at the time of filing this report the Divisional Police Officer at Apapa Divisional Headquarters, CSP Mu’azu Mohammed, and his men were seen at the scene carrying out investigation.