A 19 year old suspected internet fraudster Orji Ifeanyichukwu has been arrested by police for allegedly setting ablaze his 24 year old lover Tolani Mariam on December 7, 2019 at about 11:45 a.m.
The suspects greavance ensued when he realized that his lover who claimed to have gone to visit her father but had thwarted that to see another lover over the weekend.
The duo met on an online dating site and the victim promised Orji to stop prostitution and remain faithful to him when she moved in with him in a N600,000 rented apartment which was a proceed of his internet fraud the suspect confessed.
Orji told the police that he got to know the deceased movements between Thursday and Friday when she returned home on Saturday.
The State police Public Relations Officer(PPRO), Bala Elkana who confirmed the arrest said ” Orji had seen his lover’s chats, video calls and pictures of her naked body which she sent to the client she spent the night with. He was furious and resorted to setting her ablaze with the petrol he bought for his generator.
The case has been transfered to Criminal Investigation Department (CID), where the suspect would be charged for murder.