Detectives attached to Area C Police Command, Lekki, Lagos have arrested a 39-year old housewife, Mrs. Nkechi Agbor, for allegedly hiring assassins to eliminate her millionaire husband, Godstime Agbor, in order to inherit his property.
The incident happened at Badore Estate, Lekki area of Lagos, where they reside.
CompassNG gathered that Mrs. Agbor hatched the plot after she discovered that her husband was rich, and had properties and felt that the only option available to her was to send her husband to the great beyond so as to inherit his property.
She therefore contacted some assassins and promised them N500,000 if the could eliminate her husband.
But her plot was exposed after one of the hired assassins, Festus Onyebuchi, was apprehended and he named the mothwr of two as the person who contracted him to kill her husband.
Onyebuchi was arrested while trying to break into Mr. Agbor’s apartment at Badore Estate, to not only kill him, but also to steal from the house before he was caught in the act.
Poluce investigations revealed that one of the hired assassins is an electrician, simply identified as Chibuzor, who usually work for Mr. Agbor.
Onyebuchi, in his confessional statement told detectives that he was contracted by Mrs. Agbor to kill her husband with the agreement to pay him N500,000.
He said, “I involved a friend of mine, Mike, and we both went there and hid inside a tricycle waiting for Mr. Agbor, who we were told always opens the gate himself whenever he gets back from work. But on that day, it was his daughter who opened the gate. We went back the next day, it was still his daughter who opened the gate again.
“On the third day, it was Mr. Godstime who opened the gate and the plan was to rush him and stab him in the neck, heart side of the chest and rib.”
However, the victim was saved by providence as one of the accomplices had gone to urinate and Mr Agbor had closed his gate before his return.
Onyebuchi added, “So, out of frustration we went back home. Thereafter, I decided to go to Mr. Agnor’s house alone to steal instead. As I jumped into his compound through the fence, somebody raised alarm which attracted members of a vigilante group in the area, who apprehended me.
“I regret my actions and I hope I will be given a second chance.”
The mother of two, Nkechi, has reportedly confessed to sending hired assassin to eliminate her husband and her reason was to inherit her husband’s properties.
Police sources said that Nkechi and the other suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.