Richard Ginika Izuora
Princess Odume Paschaline, the National Youths Service Corps, NYSC, member who was arrested after she allegedly killed a man in Akwa Ibom State on Sunday January 10, has narrated her ordeal to the Police.
The Corps member who is currently undergoing the mandatory one year of the NYSC scheme upon interrogated by the Police after being arrested said she did it in self-defence.
The Police spokesperson in the state, Odiko Ogbeche-Macdon said Odume claimed Akwaowo threatened to kill her upon her refusal to oblige his request to remove her clothes so that he could have sex with her.
Macdon said; “She actually killed the young man identified as Akwaowo Japhet.
”She said she went to buy bean cake, akara; and saw a man that beckoned to her to come over to him.
”In fact, she said she went to meet him, they got talking and she found herself in his house.”
The Police spokesman continued; “She said she waited for him outside and he went inside to bring a knife.
”He said he was going to stab her and no one would know what happened. She also said Japhet asked her to remove her clothes and she refused.
”What basically happened was that she overpowered him.”