The remains of a 40-year-old Pharmacist, identified as Bassey Asuquo, was on Friday, August 7,discovered in one of the rooms of a brothel along Akesan road, Egan area of Lagos State.
According to reports, the deceased, suspected to be suffering from asthma, was said to have slumped after having a romp with one of the commercial sex workers.
It was learnt that the Late Bassey, visited the brothel at about 10pm the previous night, after drinking at the bar session of the brothel.
Policemen from Igando division stormed the scene after being alerted by the management of the brothel. On getting to the scene of the incident, huge spectators had already gathered to have a glimpse of Basseyâ€™s lifeless body.
It was also learnt that the fleeing commercial sex worker had contacted the hotel manager on phone, explaining how late Bassey was gasping for breath and attempted to reach out for his inhaler when he gave up the ghost.
All attempts to lure her back to explain further, failed as she reportedly told the manager on the phone that she was about crossing the nationâ€™s border, in a bid to evade arrest.
Two staff of the brothel were arrested by the police, while the corpse was deposited at a Morgue.
A packet of cigarette, an inhaler and a stained boxer were found in the room while the commercial sex worker had escaped.
Meanwhile, family of the deceased were said to be making effort to retrieve Late Basseyâ€™s remains for burial.
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