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Woman arrested for hiring thugs to beat her former husband

By Mason White 12:12 PM May 25, 2014
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By: Aarav Sen
A woman was arrested on charges of assault after hiring a group of thugs to beat her former husband, police in Nigeria said.

Mararaba Police said that they arrested 22-year-old Chinemeron Afformazie, on Friday, on charges of causing grievous injuries.

Afformazie was also charged with criminal conspiracy, trespassing, causing serious injuries and criminal intimidation. The woman’s former husband, Chinedu Alagboson, filed a complaint about the incident with police.

Alagboson said that while he was asleep, several armed men invaded his home. They beat him on his head, and as a result, he suffered serious injuries.

According to the police investigation, the woman conspired with the unidentified assailants to commit the act of violence. The woman pleaded not guilty to the charges.

The suspect was booked into jail and released after posting N200,000 ($1,232) bail.