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House Boy Kills Employer

These are regrettable moments for Zakaria Chiahemba, a 16-year old houseboy who allegedly killed his boss, Rejoice Odogwu, (51) as he has been arrested by the police.

We gathered that the incident happened at 25, Osazuwa Street, Oluku in Ovia North East Local Government Area of Edo State on the 3rd of October, 2018.

According to the police; “The suspect allegedly killed his boss, 51-year-old Rejoice Odogwu with an axe, cutlass and stick. He escaped with the deceased’s money, phone and jewelry after committing the murder. He was arrested at Wukari in Taraba State on November 23.”

However, Zakaria has denied killing his boss, he said; “My brother brought me from the village for my madam to help enroll me in school. My madam was killed by some of her customers, who are angry that their phones were stolen at her shop.”