Four In Police Net For Kidnapping, Killing Anambra Chicken Seller
Four persons have been arrested in connection with the kidnapping and killing of a woman identified as Chioma.
The four persons included two men and women among who was an okada operator popularly known as Monkey Duala and unidentified female chicken Seller, who was said to have trained the victim on chicken business.
It was gathered that Chioma, a widow and chicken seller at Nnobi livestock market was lured into the hands of the kidnappers in December, 2022 by her former mistress who also sells chicken at the market.
According to a source, the woman invited the victim to Nnewi to purchase some chicken, but she was eventually abducted by the suspects on reaching the place.
It was also learned that the female suspect and former mistress of the victim paid the sum of N1m to the okada operator , two others and a native doctor and ritualist at Nimo who later killed Chioma some days ago.
The suspects were apprehended by the local vigilante men at Chioma’s mistress house at Nnobi where they had gone to cash half of the money on Monday night on a tip off.
The woman confessed to committing the offence saying that the victim had become rich, friends with an Hausa chicken supplier and usually had sex with him, a thing she said provoked her to anger.
The PPRO Anambra Police Command, Ikenga Tochukwu confirmed the story expressing appreciation to the Nnobi community.”
“The command is pleased with this development. It was through the help of the community that these suspects were apprehended and brought to the station. We already interrogating them and the case shall be charged to court on the conclusion of investigation”, the PPRO said.