Woman hired assassins to kill ex-lover in Edo
Men of the Edo State Police Command are on the trail of a lady who allegedly hired assassins to kill her ex-lover, Mr. Okundolor Omoruyi.
Omoruyi, aged 39, was killed in May at Utagban quarters in Egor local government area few weeks after he arrived Nigeria from Italy.
The lady whose identity was yet to be ascertained was said to have contracted the killers because she was jilted by the late Omoruyi.
State Commissioner of Police, Haliru Gwandu, who paraded two suspects arrested in connection to the killing said another 18 years old girl was killed by the gang for recognizing one of them.
He said a lady contracted the suspects to kill the Italian returnee.
Gwandu assured that other suspects in the killing would soon be arrested.
One of the suspect who gave his name as Odion Igbinogun gave the names of other fleeing suspects as Power and Moses.
Odion said it was Power that pulled the trigger killing Omoruyi saying he was only asked to accompany them on the mission.
He said the deal to kill Omoruyi was sealed at a bar but he could not recognized the lady that gave out the job.
According to him, “My friend put me into this problem. He said I should follow them somewhere. When we got to a shop, he said I should collect the apron from the seller. I didn’t know how much was in the apron.
“I later saw my friend brought out a gun and kill the girl. They later said we should go to another place where we killed the man.”