Tonia was planning for her engagement party, she was trying
so hard to take her mind off the atrocious deed she had done. Congratulations
were pouring in from friends and she was basking in it all. She was a bit
worried, she had been calling Kentura for the past three days but her phone was
switched off, ‘maybe she’s lying low for a while’ she thought.
heard the knock.
calling at this time of the afternoon. She opened the door and was shocked to
the roots of her hair. At the doorstep was Kentura with a team of police men.
Chantal, you are advised to keep silent for everything you say could be held
against you at the court of law.” A police officer said.
forced her into her vehicle. On the ride to the police station, she kept
looking at Kentura who was trying so hard to evade her gaze.
Ebuka, he was shocked to hear that she was held at the station and promised to
be there as soon as possible.
and looking so confused as to the reason his fiance was arrested.
speaking for the first time. She saw him run into the police station and saw
that Tonia wasn’t in a hurry to tell him what was going on.
documented, our text messages and phone conversations…” Kentura said.
someone else….and…I had to investigate and I found out that you were having
an affair with an Abuja based chick! What have I not given to you? How could
you let that woman come between us? She’s not even a full woman, she has just
one leg!” Tonia said.
and after that, you wanted to marry Chantal.”
was part of the cause of her accident that made her lose her leg. I had taken
an oath with her while we were together and I went to Abuja to beg her to break
the oath….I was never meaning to marry her.” Ebuka said.
and I was the side chick…I thought…” Tonia cried.
are many things but I can’t believe that you are a killer.”
oath is broken. I mean…you wouldn’;t have asked me to marry you if she was
congratulated for it?” Ebuka said, turning away to head out of the police
me get out!”
just protecting her own interests. No! It is over between us….I can’t believe
I have been dating a murderer.”
her…you never would have…” Tonia wept.
what? I was right all along, I knew your obsession with me would be your
undoing and look at you. Look at what snooping has caused you? I pray you rot
in jail for this! I pray you do…” Ebuka said and walked away.
than yours and Chantal and if you as much as look at another woman, I promise
you…it will be your end.” Tonia screamed.
shut up?”One of the police officers barked at her.
watched his phone ring mindlessly and knew it was his mom, she was calling to
apologize and he wasn’t taking it. His secretary buzzed him and he answered.
Tola stood just outside the door and he quickly drew her into his arms.
himself. She wasn’t in her mother’s house and he had spent the whole two days
searching for her.
Gloria’s house and waited for Tola’s return. He had been doing this since
yesterday and he knew that sooner or later, she’d come home. He was thinking of
things to tell her when he saw the car pull up at the front of the house with a
young man at the driver’s seat and Tola at the passenger front seat. He was
growling mad, he stood up from where he was seated and hurriedly walked up to
screamed in mad fury.
killer glare in his eyes. Tola quietly alighted and addressed him.
it…” Tola spat.
the young man who was staring possessively at Tola and grew angry.
shouted and holding out her hand to Bayo, they both walked up towards the
at the company not because Gloria tried to kill him but because his alleged affair
with her was suddenly made public. He was compensated by the company but he had nothing aside the fact
that he was going to be a father to Tola’s child. He had nothing to hold on to except his marriage to Tola and as far as he was concerned, the fact that she was to be his wife, made life more bearable.
His eyes found a large stone at the side of the road and picking it up, he ran towards
Bayo and smashed the rock against his skull.