A man has thrown caution to the wind as he attempted to behead a woman in Ajegunle area of Lagos State.
The man identified as Hope Anenih, was said to have sliced the back of the victim at their residence about a week ago and escaped to evade arrest.
Anenih also threatened that he would kill same woman known as Mama Baby.
Mama Baby reported the incident at Ajegunle police station.
A female police detective attached to the station was said to have waylaid the suspect and arrested him on Thursday.
LEADERSHIP Weekend gathered that the suspect threatened the woman in the presence of the police woman saying that when he returns from detention, he would surely send the victim to her early grave.
He boasted that his mother would soon secure his release from the cell.
The police vowed to charge the matter to court, to serve as a deterrent to other hoodlums.
The man was said to be in the habit of smoking Indian hemp and getting himself drunk.