A lady has been found dead inside a drainage at Adikpi village, along Osumenyi/Akwuihedi road, Osumenyi in Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra State.
As at the time of this report, the identity of the deceased whose hands and legs were tied with a rope while her mouth was also gagged, is yet to be known.
The deceases photos were posted by the Special Assistant to the Local Government Chairman
Meanwhile, spokesperson of the State Police Command, Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed the incident on Wednesday, stated that there so an ongoing investigation to unravel those behind the crime.
The Command stated: “On the 10/11/2020 at about 12pm, there was a report by a good Samaritan from Osumenyi in Nnewi South LGA that a girl whose name and address is yet to be ascertained, aged about 22 years was seen lying lifeless inside a gutter along Osumenyi/Akwuihedi road Osumenyi with mark of violence on her neck, mouth was sealed with tape while her legs and hands were tied with rope,” he said.
“Scene was visited by Police operatives attached to Nnewi Area Command and victim was rushed to Visitation Hospital Osumenyi where she was confirmed dead by the doctor on duty. Corpse was photorgraphed and deposited at the same hospital morgue for autopsy and effort being intensified to ascertain circumstances surrounding the incident in order to apprehend perpetrators and bring them to book.”