November 07, 2016

This Beautiful Lady Was Bathed with Acid after Accepting To Marry A Married Man

A 25-year-old lady, Ogochukwu Nwosu, is in a critical condition at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, Lagos State, after she was bathed with substance suspected to be acid.

Ogochukwu was at Ilasa bus stop, on the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, when a man allegedly dropped from a motorcycle and poured acid on her.

He was said to have jumped back on the motorcycle and fled the scene.

The lady, who sustained burns on her face, br*asts, among other parts of her body, was reportedly rushed to LUTH by passersby.

Ogochukwu, who spoke with Punch from her hospital bed, accused one Mrs. Chidi, the wife of the man who had proposed marriage to her, as the culprit.

She alleged that Mrs. Chidi had been threatening her on the telephone and through text messages immediately she learnt of her husband’s intention to marry her (Ogochukwu).

She said she had turned down Mr. Chidi’s proposal because he's married, but that the man persisted.

“On Thursday, I had closed from Computer Village where I work. Around 8pm, when I reached Ilasa bus stop, I dropped off the bus.

“I was about to cross to the other side of the road when a man dropped from a motorcycle and poured something on me. He immediately fled on the motorcycle. People came to my rescue and took me to the hospital.

“I suspect Mrs. Chidi because she had been threatening me before the incident. And while I was on admission at the hospital, she called and spoke with my brother, saying that was just the beginning,” she added.

Ogochukwu’s brother, Peter, said he recorded part of the conversation with Mrs. Chidi on his mobile phone. He said he reported the incident at the Itire Police Division, adding that Mrs. Chidi was arrested and detained for two days before the case was transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Yaba.

It was gathered that the police admitted the suspect to bail shortly after the matter got to the SCIID.

Lawyers representing the lady, Louis Nwaugbala and Anthony Obi, had already petitioned the DIG of Police, Force Headquarters, Abuja, over the matter.

The petition alleged that the wife threatened to wreak havoc before December 2016, the month of the traditional marriage between Mr. Chidi and Ogochukwu.

It added that Ogochukwu was persuaded against reporting the threat to the police by Mr. Chidi, who allegedly promised to persuade his wife to accept the union.

Nwaugbala, one of the lawyer, said justice must be served in the case, adding that Ogochukwu must be flown abroad for plastic surgery by the suspect and her husband.

“That is the only thing that can assuage the damage presently done to her. She should be flown abroad for treatment,” he added.

When Punch contacted Mr. Chidi, he declined comment, saying:
"I cannot speak with you, neither can my wife. The case is under investigation at the SCIID. Go and speak with the police at Panti; they are the ones investigating it. We cannot make any comment."

Lagos Police PRO said the matter is under investigation.

6 comments:

Harbolarkale Niyi said...

Justice must be served. This is act of wickedness

eniola lawal said...

Na wa oo

maryam sadisu said...

She caused this upon herself, haba a married man?

Hassan Aderemi said...

After the investigation we will know the truth.

ats three said...

Hmmmmm na wa

Anonymous said...

Proper investigation needed because the attack on her could be related to another matter.

Charles