Maersk-director and wife assaulted: the Wife is dead

An assault on a Mærsk-the director and his wife in Nigeria was a mortal outcome. The woman was killed, and the director was seriously injured after multiple sta

Maersk-director and wife assaulted: the Wife is dead

An assault on a Mærsk-the director and his wife in Nigeria was a mortal outcome. The woman was killed, and the director was seriously injured after multiple sta

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
12 December 2019 Thursday 09:00
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Maersk-director and wife assaulted: the Wife is dead

An assault on a Mærsk-the director and his wife in Nigeria was a mortal outcome. The woman was killed, and the director was seriously injured after multiple stabbings. The director is still hospitalized, but his condition is stable.

The typing of several nigerian media, and Maersk confirms the incident to Ekstra Bladet.

'It makes us hurt to confirm that a colleague and his family have been subjected to an assault in their home in Lagos, Nigeria. In connection with the attack was his wife by death. The attack happened on the evening of the 8. december 2019. Our colleague is hospitalized, and his condition is currently stable. The couple's three children are unharmed and with the family,' informs Mærsks press office in an email to Ekstra Bladet.

the Director called Gildas Tohouo and strains from Cameroon. The director is employed in the Mærsks subsidiary in Nigeria and lives with his Hungarian wife in the nigerian capital, Abuja.

the Killing happened Sunday night, when two perpetrators broke into the Maersk-the director's home and attacked the couple with knives.

According to the media was the couple's three children have been home at the time but they escaped unharmed from the terrible assault on their parents.

in addition to sting the pair, with the knives having the perpetrators have forced them to drink acid. It writes several local media.

the Pair was allegedly assaulted late at night, after they had held a party.

Two named persons has been arrested in the case and has, according to the local police, already acknowledged the relationship.

According to the police the perpetrators ' motive was to commit robbery.

one of the perpetrators is according to the media electrician in the estate, where the Maersk-director living with his family.

the Maersk-the director has been employed in Maersk for many years and has previously worked for the shipping company in China.

He has since 2016 has been employed in Mærsks subsidiary in Nigeria.

'Our thoughts and deepest sympathies go out to our colleague and the family, and we do everything we can to support them in this difficult time. It is a tragic situation that we are deeply concerned by,' says Vincent Clerc, commercial director of A. P. Møller - Mærsk A/S, in a written comment to Extra Blade.

Updated: 12.12.2019 09:00
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