Photos: How woman plotted the murder of her cousin in Imo State, kidnapped her two children and sold them for N1m
Obinna Eze ‘m’ 31 years
Oluchi Chibike ‘f’ 32years
Vitalis Lumanze ‘m’ 40years
Nkiru Nwanedu ‘f’ 45years
Chinyere Nwudu ‘f’ 43years
Jacinta Amadi ‘f’ 45years
Parading the suspects alongside others at the police Headquarters in Owerri, the State Commissioner of police, CP Chris Ezike disclosed how Oluchi Chibike and her 'intended husband' paid N160,000 to two of the suspects to kill her cousin Abigail Ukah, 34, so that they would sell her two children.
They gave the victim several matchete cuts all over her body and dumped her inside the bush believing that she has died. The next day, Oluchi and Obinna took her cousin's two children, Francis Nwachukwu, 5 and Chinaza Nwachukwu, 2, to Enugu State and sold them to one Mrs Nkiru Nwanedu of Egwedi Njaba LGA at the cost of One Million one hundred thousand Naria (N1, 100,000)
"On the 29th day of August 2017, Oluchi Chibike ‘f’ the cousin to Abigail Ukah ‘f’ came to Uzoagba in Ikeduru LGA, in company of one Obinna Eze ‘m’ whom Oluchi Chibiko told the victim Abigail Ukah, was her intended husband. Their mission was to take her Abigail with her two children Francis Nwachukwu 5years old and Chimazaekpere Nwachukwu 2years old to visit Obinna’s house at Afara Mbaitoli L.G.A
"Obinna thereafter carried them on his motorcycle at about 12pm to his house. At about 6pm unknown to the victim that Obinna and Oluchi have concluded plans to attack her and take away her children, Obinna and Oluchi hired one Vitalis Lumanze and Chinatu AKA “Salasco” whom they paid the sum of One hundred and sixty thousand naira (N160,000) to attack her on their way back to Uzoagba Ikeduru
"At about 1900hrs of same date along Amankuta Mbieri a lonely bush path, the two hired men emerged armed with matchet and torch Light, attacked the victim gave her several matchet cuts all over her body, dragged her and dumped her inside the bush believing that she has died while Obinna and Oluchi carried the two Children back to Obinna’s house at Afara Mbaitoli were they slept.
"In the morning of 30th August 2017, Oluchi and Obinna took the two children to Enugu State and sold them to one Mrs Nkiru Nwanedu ‘f’ of Egwedi Njaba LGA at the cost of One Million one hundred thousand Naria (N1, 100,000) but paid them the sum of seven hundred thousand naira (N700,000) promising to pay the balance on a later date.
"It is worthy of note that Obinna Eze and Nkiru Nwanedu are Ex-convicts in a similar case and both came to know each other while they were at Okigwe prisons. The syndicate has been smashed remaining only Chinatu A.K.A Salasco who is still at large."