Operatives of the Delta State Police Command have arrested a suspected Web fraudster, popularly known as yahoo boy, together with his girlfriend’s corpse after he was caught trying to dump the physique of the woman, Blessing Akpovwovwo, in a bush.
The suspect, stated to be a resident of Urhuoka, Abraka within the Ethiope East Native Authorities Space of the state, is cooling his heels in police detention.
Sources stated the suspect, whose id has but to be ascertained, was nabbed by a passerby on Thursday night, as he (the suspect) was trying to get rid of the lifeless physique of Blessing.
It was gathered that although the lifeless physique of the woman was intact, sources stated she might need been used for rituals.
Different sources claimed that the deceased was pregnant, and it seemed like a case of compelled abortion to get the foetus for ritual functions.
It was additional gathered that the corpse had blood in her non-public components.
Confirming the incident to journalists, the Head of Ugono-Abraka neighborhood, Chief Samuel Umunadi, stated he was intimated of the woman’s homicide by some vigilantes late Thursday night time, including that the unhappy improvement had thrown the neighborhood into mourning.
The Police Public Relations Officer within the state, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, couldn’t be reached for affirmation of the incident as of the time of submitting this report.