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In Ogun Woman who hired assassins to kill ex husband arrested

The female banker hired assassins to kill her husband at his residence in the Ayobo area of Lagos State.

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Oluchi Tochukwu and the suspected assassins play

Oluchi Tochukwu and the suspected assassins.

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A female banker, Oluchi Tochukwu has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for her attempt to murder her ex husband, Tochukwu Onyebuchi.

She was paraded by the state police commissioner, Ahmed Iliyasu alongside two assassins contracted to do the job.

The assassins, Chigozie Smart and Kingsley Ikechukwu were apprehended on October 19, 2016 in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State.

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According to Iliyasu, “One Oluchi, a 32-year-old banker, who is married to one Tochukwu Onyebuchi years ago, got separated from her husband following some matrimonial problems.

“The custody of their only child is currently being contested in the court but Oluchi has another plan.

“She connived with the trio of Chigozie Smart, Kingsley Ikechukwy and one other who is now at large to eliminate her husband.

“She arranged for the weapons which includes cutlass, iron rods and acid which she kept in her husband’s compound at Ayobo area of Lagos State and described where she kept it to the assailants.

“The suspects went there on Wednesday as planned and matcheted the man severally on his head and poured the acid on him.

“The suspects thereafter abandoned the victim and took away his range Rover Jeep which Oluchi instructed them to drop at her brother’s place in Onitsha, Anambra State.

“Luck ran against them when a patrol team of the Ogun State command on Wednesday sighted the vehicle along the Ijebu-Ode/Benin expressway and stopped it for search.

“While searching the vehicle, blood stain was seen and the two occupants were unable to give satisfactory account of the blood stain, hence, they were arrested.

“It was during interrogation that the suspects revealed all that transpired to the police.”

The target of the assassination plan, Onyebuchi, is currently helping the police as they make further investigations.

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