Couple burnt to death in Ajegunle Lagos

A bizarre incident which left residents stunned occurred two weeks ago, at Ojodu Street, in the densely populated Ajegunle area of Lagos, after a man, Buraimo Sunday, 30, and his pregnant lover identified simply as Bose, were burnt to death in their one room apartment.

The live-in lovers said to have been dating for five years, were reportedly planning to solidify their relationship early next year, when the unexpected happened. The lovebirds were inside their apartment, watching a movie on the television penultimate evening, when a boy reportedly kicked a jerrican half filled with fuel, in the veranda. The combustive substance spilled on a cooking gas belonging to one of the tenants that was lighted, thereby resulting in an inferno.
The fire, according to a tenant, caught the curtains of owner of the gas cooker,spreading to the ceiling, with everyone scurrying out of their apartments for safety. Crime Alert learned that by the time the lovebirds were alerted, the fire had engulfed the entire passage, with thick smoke billowing.

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