Tuesday, 2 September 2014


A man, Abiodun Atinuke, who was jilted by his wife, six months after their marriage, has hired the works of assassins to kill his ex-wife in Lagos.reports have it that Abiodun Atinuke,an indigene of Ogun State got married to Eniola but six months later, they broke up.

The 34 year old Atinuke related his story of disappointment which pushed him into doing what he did.

Atinuke who married Ilorin, Kwara state born Eniola said trouble started when he noticed that his wife was behaving strangely, and then, seconded her strange attitudes with coming home way too late at nights. His fears were however confirmed were he said he caught his wife with her lover. Atinuke said when he asked his wife about the issue, she was not remorseful but she just packed all her loads and moved to her lover’s place.

This, as he explained, was what made him to hire assassins to go to 15, Ogunmokun Street, Mushin, Lagos, where Eniola lives and asked her to be killed. Eniola who manage to escape the assassination, reported the matter to the Police at Olosan Division. Atinuke, who confirmed during investigation that he hired assassins to kill his ex-wife has been arrested and charged before Ijeshatedo Magistrates’ Court sitting in Lagos State, western Nigeria, for allegedly hiring assassins to kill his ex-wife.

Furthermore, Atinuke was charged before the court for conspiracy and conduct likely to breach public peace, while the hired assassins he employed have fled away. Although he pleaded guilty at the court of law, the presiding magistrate, Mrs. Abegunde Davis, granted him bail in the sum of N50,000 with two sureties in like sum. Atinuke was however remanded in prison custody at Kirikiri, Lagos pending when he will perfect his bail conditions.

It would be recalled that just recently, a man, Sadina Yusuf, strangled his wife to death in Oyo state.

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