Detectives from the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a middle aged woman for allegedly planning to murder her husband.
The suspect who resides at Lekki area of the metropolis was said to have paid about N600,000 to suspected assassins to help her carry out the killing.
Fatai Owoseni, Lagos State Commissioner of Police who confirmed the incident, said the woman was among 25 suspected criminals arrested by the command in two weeks.
Owoseni refused to disclose the identity of the woman, saying it would jeopardize investigation, but affirmed that the hired assasin had confessed to the crime.
“He said that the woman paid him N600 ,000 to eliminate her husband. We are currently on the trail of the assassins,” he said, explaining that the woman was picked up after a suspect was arrested and he named her as the person who contracted him to kill her husband.