A Chinese national has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly paying an assassin to kill his Nigerian business partner.
This much was revealed by the State Police Commissioner, Fatai Owoseni, while parading Kun who was said to have been doing business in the country in the last five years.
Owoseni added that Kun had paid the would be assassins the sum of N1.4 million to eliminate his partner but luck however ran out on him after the assassins were arrested before they could carry out the hit.
According to the police boss, majority of the money paid to the hired assassins has been recovered while they also confessed that they were sent by the Chinese.
“The Chinese national who is in business with some Nigerians, happened to have a business misunderstanding with one of the Nigerians and he thought the best way to resolve the business misunderstanding is to eliminate his Nigerian business partner.
He had recruited a fellow who is his co-accused to go and help him recruit more people in order for them to kill the Nigerian business partner that he had a misunderstanding with and he had paid the sum of N1.4 million for the assignment.”
But on interrogation, Kun denied ever wanting to assassinate his Nigerian business partner.
“This Nigerian man, many years ago, he did business with my company. He owed me money and is a fraudster.
I don’t want to kill him but he wanted to kill me. This guy says he can do voodoo for me. The money is not for assassination, it is for juju, and no one will be able to kill me.”