Lagos State Police Command has arrested 19-year-old girl, Jemila Ibrahim, and her 21-year-old friend, Fatima Mohammed, for setting ablaze the house of one Mohammed Yusuf and his girlfriend, Rabi, on Wednesday, November 18.
The incident took place around Monkey Village, Festac Area, Lagos State and they were arrested in the area also.
Spokesperson of the state police command, Muyiwa Adejobi, in a statement said Mohammed, an ex-lover to Jemila, had the hint of the incident and rushed to the house where he met his house on fire.
He managed to rescue Rabi, his new lover, from the inferno and took her to the hospital but she gave up the ghost on Saturday, November 21.
Mohammed had alleged his former lover, Jemila Ibrahim, of infidelity before they broke up; he later met and fell in love with his new lover, Rabi, that was caught up in the inferno.
The duo of Jemila Ibrahim, f, and her friend, Fatimo Mohammed, f, of Monkey Village, who accompanied Jemila to commit the heinous crime, have been arrested by the police operatives attacked to Satellite Division of the command.
The spokesman said the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered that the matter be transferred to the State CID, Panti, for discreet investigation.