NYSC member, Chidinma allegedly murdered boyfriend Sunday morning
A serving female corps member in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, Miss Chidinma Oduma, on Monday escaped death by the whiskers after angry mob attacked her for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend to death.
But for the quick intervention of the police, the NYSC member, Miss Oduma would have been killed by the irate mob along Abak Road, Uyo. She was beaten to a pulp and stripped naked.
The Nation reports that the corps member, who serves with the Bureau of Political and Legislative Affairs at Edet Akpan Avenue, allegedly hacked her boyfriend to death.
The incident was said to have occurred on Sunday at about 11.30 am at No. 219 Abak Road in Uyo.
State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) SP Odiko Macdon confirmed the incident saying that the suspect has been arrested and currently in police custody.
Macdon said, ”It was about 11.30 am on Sunday morning, the police got a distress call and we responded swiftly to No. 219, Abak road, in Uyo.
“One, Chidinma Odume, a Youth Corps member serving at Bureau of Political and Legislative Affairs at Edet Akpan Avenue, said that some angry youths want to mob her but the police rescued her,” Macdon said.
The police spokesperson disclosed the police had evacuated the corpse of the victim and deposited same at a mortuary.
He said the Commissioner of Police, CP, Amiengheme Andrew has commenced a full-scale investigation into the matter, adding that she would be charged to court as soon as the investigation was concluded.