Man kills businessman after collecting N2m for property


Theophilus Onojeghen, Warri

The Delta State Police Command has arrested a 40-year-old man, Mr. Festus Chuka, and an accomplice, Evans Odiwe, for allegedly killing a businessman, Innocent Nwankwo, over N2m.

It was learnt that Nwankwo had paid Chuka the money to buy property for him in Asaba, the state capital.

PUNCH Metro learnt that Chuka denied receiving a credit alert from his bank after the victim paid the money, which started an argument between them.

The victim, who stayed in Anambra State, was said to have informed Chuka that he would travel down to meet him in Asaba with a deposit slip showing that he paid into Chuka’s bank account.

Our correspondent was told that the suspect gave the victim a meeting point, as they agreed to meet on January 7 to resolve the issue.

Meanwhile, Chuka was alleged to have hired Odiwe and some others with N100,000 to kill the businessman upon…

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