Man arrested for allegedly setting UK-based wife, her only brother ablaze shortly after she returned to Lagos

Chinyere Ogudoro, a mother-of-four who lives in Scotland with her children, has been set ablaze along side her brother by her husband just hours after her return to Lagos, Nigeria.

The deceased lady was said to have returned to Nigeria alone on Thursday, March 31, and her brother picked her up from the airport and took her home.

When her husband, Benjamin Nkemakolam Ogudoro, from Ngor Okpalla LGA in Imo State, returned to their home in Lagos, he allegedly set his wife and her brother, who is an only son, ablaze.

The family of the deceased said Benjamin and Chinyere initially separated after he fought her with a machete but they later reconciled.

Benjamin also had a quarrel with his wife over a house she bought. He tried to sell the house but was surprised to see that his name was not on the documents of his wife’s property. This angered him and he sent her death threats.

He followed through on his threats when she returned to Nigeria.

After setting Chinyere and her brother ablaze, Benjamin fled and sent a message to his sister, claiming the house caught fire and he escaped.

However, before Chinyere’s brother died, he said Benjamin was the one who set them ablaze.

The bodies of Chinyere and her only brother have been deposited in the morgue.

The police have now arrested Benjamin.

“It’s painful we have to bury the Ada and Opara of our family,” a family member of the deceased said.

Mom of 4 (now dead), younger brother, set on fire by husband yesterday, same day she arrived from abroad
Chinenye Azubuike 👇👇👇
I have sent you this post to help me please broadcast this news, all over social media, this is my sister-in-law who relocated to Scotland less than 4years ago, she came to lagos Nigeria yesterday by 8am, her younger brother picked her up from the airport and drove her home to her house in lagos, her husband came back home and set her and her younger brother who is an only son on fire around 3am midnight, chinyere Ogudoro, is a mother of four children and a masters degree holder from a UK university, her children are currently in Scotland, her husband is on the run, he told his sister to tell us that , the house was on fire and he escaped, the younger brother gave up few hours ago and he said all that happened before he died, both chinyere and her younger brother are currently in the mortuary, he should come out from his hiding.
He was having a quarrel with his wife and wanted to sell the house chinyere bought with her money and discovered his name was not on the document, it increased his anger and was threatening his wife, before her death. Her husband is based in Lagos where the incident happened. He has previously fought Chinyere with a matchet with led to separation for some years before they reconciled and came back together again, only for him to kill her this time around.
Chinyere is from Umudagu Mbieri in Imo State, her husband is from Ngor okpalla Local government in Imo State.
Attached below is her picture, her only brother’s picture and the picture of the murderer.
Please share until we find him cos this is so painful to bury an Ada and an Opara.

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