A househelp, Uche Soroibe, has been arrested in Imo State for attempting to poison his boss and his family members with an insecticide ‘Sniper’.
The boy who was paraded and interrogated in Igbo language, initially claimed he wanted to commit suicide with it.
After further interrogation, Uche confessed to attempting to kill his boss’ family after losing N750k which belonged to the man that employed him to fraudsters.
He claimed the fraudsters he met at a bus stop in Oyingbo area of Lagos state, promised to refund the money after using it for an undisclosed business. Uche said he only met the fraudsters once after which they gave him an account number to pay in the money.
Upon realizing that he had lost the money, he tried killing his boss’ family with the insecticide. On his first attempt, nothing happened to the family. On his second attempt, his boss’ wife found out and poured away the soup. He was however caught on his third attempt.