The 54-year-old fiancé of slain NSCDC officer, Josephine Cynthia Inalegwu Onche, has been paraded by the police for his alleged involvement in her death.
It can be recalled that was declared missing by her family in December 2019, just few days to her wedding and her body found 18 months later in a shallow grave in Obi Local Government Area of Benue State.
She was reported to have gone to the market to buy some items for the wedding but never made it back home.
Following police investigation the deceased’s fiance, Christopher who was paraded on Wednesday, June 16th, in Abuja alongside 35 is said to have collected N14 million from her and lured her to the house of a native doctor in Benue, where she was murdered.
The Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, while speaking to newsmen said,
“Late Onche,45, was in a relationship with Christopher, who had professed love and promised to marry her.
“In the course of the relationship, several financial transactions took place and it is believed that Onche had handed over a large chunk of money to her lover.
“Between Dec. 19 and 20, 2019, Onche had visited her lover, who lured her to the house of a native doctor in Benue, where she was murdered. Her body was taken to a forest where she was buried in a shallow grave”. He said.
It was gathered that Christopher had promised to pay the native doctor N5 million out of the N14 million he collected from his supposed wife-to-be.