Lagos State Police Command have arrested a middle aged woman for allegedly planning to murder her husband.
The woman, who is said to be a resident in the Lekki area of the state pid the sum of N600,000 to suspected assassins to help her end her husband’s life.
Commissioner of Police for the State command, Fatai Owoseni confirmed the incident, adding that the woman was among 25 suspected criminals arrested by the command in two weeks.
Commissioner Owoseni refused to disclose the identity of the woman, saying it would jeopardize investigation, but confirmed that one of the hired assassin had confessed to the crime.
“He said that the woman paid him N600 ,000 to eliminate her husband. We are currently on the trail of the assassins,” he said, explaining that the woman was picked up after a suspect was arrested and he named her as the person who contracted him to kill her husband.
According to him, the suspect and the woman would be charged to the court soon.