Police confirm death of gang raped lady in Ebonyi
By Alex Olise
The Commissioner of Police Ebonyi State Command (CP) Aliu Garba, has vowed to arrest and prosecute killers of a 26-year-old lady, Miss Ugochukwu Nworie.
The Police Spokesperson of the command, Loveth Odah a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), disclosed this to The Trumpet.
Odah revealed that efforts were on top gear to arrest and prosecute the perpetrators accordingly to serve as a deterrent to others.
She stated that investigation confirmed that the Lady was gang-raped, as more than 12 used condoms were discovered in the room.
She added that the investigation is still ongoing and would provide other information needed.
The Police Spokesperson said the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Kpirikpiri Police Division in the state, indicated that the incident happened in Hope-In Hotel, situated at Nine Ngbowo Street, Abakaliki.
“The DPO reported that the incident happened while on a routine check on the hotel. A room not accounted for was discovered.
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“So the DPO decided to enquire from the receptionist, who told him that the guests in the room were unknown to him.
“Efforts to open the room were unsuccessful until he requested for the spare key to open the door, only to discover a lifeless body of the lady, naked and her legs, hands and mouth tied to the bed in the room,” Odah said.
She said the corpse has been deposited at a morgue.
She described the incident as unfortunate and an offence against humanity.
Odah warned the general public, especially young ladies, to be careful.