Couple in prison for pouring acid on businesswoman

Couple in prison for pouring acid on businesswoman

An Igbosere Magistrate’s Court has remanded a couple, Mr. Chidi Ubochianjonjo and Mrs. Nkiru Ubochianjonjo, for allegedly bathing a businesswoman, Ogochukwu Nwosu, with a substance suspected to be acid.

The magistrate, Mrs. J.O. Adepoju, said due to the severity of the injuries sustained by the victim and the weight of the charges, the two defendants should be remanded in custody pending the release of legal advice from the Directorate of Public Prosecutions.

According to the charge sheet, with charge number 0/18/2017, Nkiru had allegedly sent a threat text message to Nwosu.

PUNCH Metro had reported that Chidi had proposed to Nwosu, which the latter agreed to after he promised to persuade his wife, Nkiru.

Nwosu had alleged that immediately Nkiru got to know about her she started threatening her through calls and messages. Read more 

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