Tayo Laose Close, Akinola Cole Estate, Adeniyi Jones, Ikeja, Lagos
State, who allegedly killed his Chinese boss, Alice Xu has been
the firm, which the 26-year-old Chinese woman also used as a residence.
Okechukwu Amos, a casual worker, sneaked into Xu’s apartment while she
was asleep and covered her nose with a cloth until she suffocated.
guards and two policemen, it was gathered that Amos disguised as a
saw a man half-naked. He walked towards the gate bare-footed. He was
holding a pair of slippers and carrying a load wrapped with a shirt on
look, I discovered that he is Ikechukwu (Amos). I asked him what was
wrong and why he was dressed like that. He said he was angry and that he
was quitting his job at the the company. I asked if the person that
brought him to the company was aware, he said no.
was at the gate with me. He interrogated him and forced him to open the
bag. The bag contained a lot of cash. He led the policeman to the
company, where we found the woman dead.”
division. The scene of the incident was visited around 1pm on Sunday,
the firm was under lock and key. A worker at a nearby a neighbouring
company, who gave his name simply as Abubakar, said the premises had
been shut since Friday.
incident. I was shocked. The woman was young and usually jogged around
the estate. I think it was greed that made Amos to kill the woman,” he added.
had endured frequent harassment by the woman and decided to punish her.
somebody and he worked at the supply department. He alleged that the
woman had been very insulting and disrespecting to him over a period of
tied her up. He covered her mouth and nose and the woman died because
she could not breathe properly. He said he only wanted to punish her and
didn’t mean to kill her. Sums of N800,000 and $2,000 belonging to the
woman were recovered from him.”
Famous-Cole, confirmed the incident, adding that the suspect had been
transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence