The police in Akwa Ibom have arrested a female corp member for allegedly killing a young man with a machete.
The Akwa Ibom State Police Public Relations Officer, Odiko Ogbeche-Macdon while speaking on the matter, said that an investigation has commenced into murder.
He identified the suspect as Princess Odume, a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the state. Odume was arrested on Monday after she allegedly hacked her male friend to death with a machete.
A Facebook user, Godwin George, who recounted what happened on his page, said he saw a large crowd attacking a lady on Sunday morning, 10 January around 9.30 am at Abak road while she was being beaten and stripped naked.
George said that he was told that the lady was apprehended with bloodstains all over her while trying to jump out through a fence at the house where she had gone to hookup with the victim.
Following an interrogation over the bloodstains, the University Of Nigeria Nsukka graduate was reportedly beaten to a pulp after they discovered the crime she allegedly committed before she was taken to the Police Headquarters in Akwa Ibom.
The Facebook user also gathered that the lady allegedly used a matchet to attack the young man, killing him instantly after several cuts on his stomach and face.
Read all he wrote on Facebook below. “She is accused of KILLING a young guy early this Morning at Abak Road.
I obviously wouldn’t make this type of a post on my timeline but for the sake of her safety. “I saw a large crowd gathered at Abak road by Afahaoffot so I ran there behold I this young lady been beaten and stripped totally naked.
“I immediately tried to gather information there and everyone there said that she was found this morning around 9.30 am trying to jump the fence of a young guy she went for hook-up with.
Bloodstains were all over her so she was caught and beaten to a stupor and also stripped NAKED. (I won’t be able to post the video on my timeline cos it’s so disgusting)”.
According to the people at the scene, she matched a young guy to death this morning whom she went out with. She killed the young guy instantly after several cuts on his stomach and face, on trying to jump out from the fence she was caught.
“The young lady is my friend here on Facebook and a corp member, so please I call on her parent to run to the Police Headquarters in Akwa Ibom for the case of Odume Princess Paschaline.
“I feel pity for her cos the devil actually used her this morning to perform such wonders. “Some bike men there said that she is used to sending them Ikong Ekpo always ever since she was deployed to Akwa Ibom for her NYSC.
“May the soul of the young man Rest in PEACE.”