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Assasin files police report after female client refused to pay him for killing her friend

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A man from Vihiga County in Kenya has confessed to stabbing and killing a 43-year-old woman after the person who allegedly hired him to commit the crime failed to pay him.

The assassin claimed to have been hired by a woman to kill the victim, said to be her friend.

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He thereafter, went to Mbale Police Station on Sunday, January 15 and filed a report that his accomplice had refused to pay him Sh20,000 for executing a murder plot.

Vihiga County Police Commander, Benjamin Ong’ombe, who confirmed the incident on Saturday, January 21, said the two suspects have been arrested for murder.

The police boss told The Standard that the assassin confessed to have been hired to kill a middle-aged woman at Sahini Village in Sabatia Constituency over unknown reasons.

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“He told police officers at Mbale station that a person, who had contracted him to kill a Sahini-based woman, refused to pay him after he’d killed his target,” said Ong’ombe.

“He said that he stabbed the 43-year-old victim in the neck, killing her on the spot. He got furious that his hirer, a woman, had refused to pay him.

In efforts to have his co-accused compelled to pay him, he went and filed a report at the Mbale Police Station. He confessed to the crime,” said Ong’ombe.

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Police said the man led authorities to an abandoned house, where the victim’s body was found in a pool of blood.

“We thought he was joking at first when he confessed to the murder. We were shocked to discover that he’d actually committed the crime,” said Ong’ombe.

A knife suspected to have been used in the murder was found at the scene of crime.

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The victim’s body was taken to Vihiga County Referral Hospital morgue.

Police are yet to know why the suspect was hired to kill the 43-year-old victim.

The victim’s sister told police that she knew the woman who allegedly hired the male suspect to kill her sibling.

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According to the sister, the suspect and the victim were friends, with the victim occasionally performing house chores for the suspect.

“My sister had taken a loan from the suspect but failed to pay on time. The suspect could have killed her over the debt,” said the deceased’s sibling.

The deceased’s family is now calling for justice.

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BREAKING: Gunmen Kill Customary Court Judge in Imo

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By Gloria Ikibah

Unknown gunmen have shot dead Nnaemeka Ugboma, the chairman of Ejemekwuru Customary Court in Oguta local government area of Imo State.

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An eyewitness said that the gunmen, who arrived on motorcycles on Thursday and walked straight to the Customary Court while in session, dragged him out in the open, shot him and disappeared into the thin air.

The source, who pleaded anonymity, said: “The gunmen arrived on motorcycles, marched to his court and dragged him out despite the fact that he was sitting. They shot him, mounted their bikes and sped off while we all scampered to safety. Nobody hears a gunshot and stand to see the end.”

It was gathered that the late Judge was a 1991 Law graduate, who hailed from Nnebukwu community of Oguta local government area of the State.

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A colleague of the deceased, Emperor Iwuala, in a terse statement on Friday confirmed the incident, saying: “My learned brother, His Worship, Nnaemeka Ugboma Chairman (Judge) Customary Court Ejemekwuru Oguta LGA Imo State was shot dead yesterday in court by yet-to-be identified persons. We are indeed in a perilous time.”

When contacted, the chairman of the Owerri Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ugochukwu Allinor, also confirmed the killing.

The Imo State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Henry Okoye, however, told our Correspondent that he will respond shortly.

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JUST IN: 16 years Boy Killed, Other Injured as gunmen bomb INEC office, police station in Anambra

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By Gloria Ikibah

A 16-year-old boy has been killed, while a 15-year old girl sustained gunshot injury in a bomb attack at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), and a police station in Ojoto and Nnobi in Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State.

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The hoodlums who carried the attack invaded the area at the early hours of Wednesday with four Seina vehicles, IEDs, petrol bombs and other explosives.

It was gathered that the boy died in the incident, while the female teenager who sustained gunshot injury has been rushed to the hospital for medical attention.

Police spokesperson Tochukwu Ikenga confirmed the incident, and disclosed that security deployment had been reinforced in the state, while the situation is being monitored.

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He said: “Anambra State Police Command today 1/2/2023 has reinforced security deployment in the state, following an attack on the INEC office and Nnobi Police Station.

“The hoodlums came in their numbers by 1:45 am today 1/2/2023, with four unmarked Seina vehicles, armed with IEDs, Petrol bombs and other explosives, invaded the INEC office, the Police Station and the residential building in the station.

“Unfortunately, one boy aged 16 years a relative of a serving policeman in the station was murdered by the armed men while the other, a female aged 15 years old sustained a gunshot injury. She has been taken to the hospital where she is receiving treatment.

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“The situation is being monitored and further details shall be communicated, please”.

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BREAKING: Alleged Armed Herdsmen Kill DPO In Benue

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By Onuwa Ehijene

Information reaching NaijaBlitzNews.com indicates that suspected armed Fulani herdsmen this evening blocked Makurdi Naka Adoka Ankpa Highway killing the Divisional Police officer in charge of Naka Division.

The late SP Mamud Abubakar with others are yet to be discovered as many were also injured in the Attack.

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The report stated further that the armed herdsmen had blocked a portion of the highway at I’mande Orbiam village and attacking vehicles using the road and the policemen were drafted to clear the road leading to a gun dwell between the herdsmen and the police leading to the shooting of the DPO.

Benue state Command PPRO SP Sewues Anene confirmed the attack and killing of the DPO by the armed herdsmen.

In a statement , the CP Wale Abas has ordered the immediate deployment of tactical units to be led by CSP. Justin Gberindyer to the area, to bring the perpetuators of the attack to book, and to further prevent breakdown of law and order while ensuring that Makurdi -Naka road is accessible.

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He assured the good people of Gwer-west LGA of his commitment to secure themselves while urging them to remain calm and assist the police with information that will assist the police in dealing with the armed herdsmen.

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