Nigerian Monarch Escapes Assassination || Update On Woman Who Flogged 3-Year-Old To Death

Gunmen attack Delta monarch

The Pere of Tarakiri Kingdom in Patani local government area of Delta State, HRM Danladi Owoupele, Angulu I, last night, escaped an assassination attempt by unknown gunmen along Bomadi-Ohoror road.

Owoupele, who narrated his escape from the gunmen to Vanguard at his palace at Adobu, however, alleged that they were hired assassins sent to end his life.

Narrating the incident, he said: “I was on my way back from a meeting of traditional rulers at Patani, yesterday, when the assailants struck.

“When we got to the bad spots between Uduophori junction and Odorubu along Bomadi-Ohoror road, at about 7.30 pm, a vehicle that was behind us immediately sped towards my car and began to fire at the owner’s seat through the tinted glasses.

“Unfortunate for them, I was not there, I was the one driving with one other person at the front seat, while the back seat was empty and I struggled to escape. They thought I was at the owner’s seat but God rescued me from their evil plan.

“I want to also use this medium to call on the governor of Delta State, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, to intervene in the brewing intra-communal crisis in Uduophori community.

Police Give Update On Woman Who Flogged 3-Year-Old To Death

The Anambra Police Command has confirmed the transfer of one Chinelo Udogu, who allegedly flogged her three-year old maid to death and dumped the body in a bush at Amikwo, Awka, Anambra State.
Naija News earlier reports that Chinelo confessed to committing the tragic incident on Wednesday.

The woman had taken NAPTIP officials to the bush where she buried the child, with the body of the victim already decomposing.

Speaking in Igbo, she said: “I beat her and she started convulsing so I took her to Kings (hospital). Getting there, she died, so I threw her body here.”

Speaking about the development, the state police public relations officer, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, said that Chinelo have been transferred to the state Criminal Investigation Department.

He also admonished the general public to learn self-control and desist from going physical whilst correcting children.

According to him, “The suspect has been arrested and the victim’s body recovered. The lesson for us to learn is that we should be cautious when angry and desist from going physical when correcting our children.

“The case had been transferred to state Criminal Investigation Department for a discretion investigation.”

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