FUTO Student Arrested For Allegedly Killing Her Estranged Boyfriend

FUTO Student Arrested For Allegedly Killing Her Estranged Boyfriend

A 20-year-old undergraduate of the Federal University of
Technology Owerri, Chitere Okoronkwo, pictured above, has been arrested
by men of the Imo state police command for allegedly killing her
boyfriend, Johnmark Osigwe.

Parading her before newsmen at the command’s headquarters on Tuesday
February 12th, the state Commissioner of Police, Dasuki Galadanchi, said
investigations by the police, showed that Chitere and Johnmark were
lovers and after they fell out, she allegedly masterminded his kiling on
August 8, 2018, and afterwards fled to South Africa.

“Chitere Okoronkwo, 20, of Umualumaku village in the Ehime Mbano
Local Government Area of Imo State, was arrested at Ama-Wire Uratta in
Owerri, Imo State by SARS operatives on Monday. She was arrested in
connection with the murder of one Johnmark Osigwe, 24, at Nkwo-Orji in
Owerri on August 16, 2018. It is important to note that the deceased was
a boyfriend to the suspect.

“When their relationship got sour and ended, the girl demanded
compensation. The deceased, due to persistent threats to life before
being assassinated, had paid N1.8m for shop rent and N2m for interior
decoration of the shop to the estranged girlfriend. Not done with the
threats, she demanded N3m, which the deceased gave through a lawyer.
Before the money was finally paid to the lady, he was murdered inside
his Mercedes SUV. 

“After his death, the lady fled to South Africa. Okoronkwo has
confessed that she told a guy that she wanted the victim dead due to
their misunderstanding” she said

The police boss said more investigations are currently going on and that the suspect would be charged to court soon.