Jane Uchendu Arrested For Secretly Burying Late Brother, Seizing His Multi-billion Naira Properties
Posted on November 26, 2023
Police operatives from the FCID, Alagbon, Lagos have arrested a woman, Mrs. Jane Uchendu (nee Ozoemena), for secretly burying her late brother, Theophilus Ikechukwu Ozoemena, without the consent of his widow and children and then seizing his Multi-Billion Naira property.
P.M.EXPRESS reports that so far the Police have recovered a safe containing $700,000 Dollars and family documents, Toyota Hilux 2018 model, a Lexus SUV 2006 model and late Mr Ozoemena’s 2 phones.
The widow of the deceased and children are now asking the Police for the body to be exhumed for proper identification and as they are suspicious over the manner he was buried secretly without their consent.
The suspect, Mrs. Uchendu, was arrested following a petition by the wife of the deceased and her children, which was written to the Assistant Inspector General of Police, Force Criminal Investigation Department (FCID) of the Nigeria Police Force, who ordered investigation over the allegations.
This was disclosed by the spokesperson of the Force Criminal Investigation Department (FCID), Alagbon, ASP Aminat Mayegun, who confirmed the arrest of Mrs Uchendu.
Mayegun stated that the alleged properties which Mrs. Uchendu seized were: “a Toyota Hilux 2018 model, a Lexus SUV 2006 model, a big safe containing the family’s documents, and late Mr. Ozoemena’s two mobile phones.
“Some of the properties which have been retrieved are in the custody of the Police. The investigation is ongoing as the parties chose to have Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in the matter. But the investigation is still ongoing.”
The embattled Mrs. Uchendu landed in trouble when the brother died in October 2021, and she went straight to one of the shops at ASPAMDA Market at Trade Fair Complex on a Sunday, forced her way into the shop and carted away all the valid documents inside the shop, which included birth certificates, family international passports which had visas.
She was said to have visited the late brother’s residence at Raji Razaki, FESTAC town, Lagos, and towed away his cars including Toyota Hilux 2019 model, Lexus GX490, Toyota Camry, Honda Accord and some properties.
Apart from that, she went on and started arranging for his burial without the consent of the wife and children, which was slated for 3rd January at their home town, Ichida in Aniocha Local Government Area of Anambra State.