Police Investigates Death Of Sex Worker In Yobe

Commercial sex worker stabbed to death in Yobe

Richard Ginika Izuora

Yobe State Police Command, has launched investigation into the death of a commercial sex worker Stella aka Ritachi.

Police on Sunday confirmed the incident which took place at Dorawa Joint, in Potiskum Local Government Area of the state.

Spokesman of the Command, ASP Dungus Abdulkarim who disclosed said Stella was stabbed to death by unidentified persons in her room at the joint located in Yindiski Ward.

‘‘The incident was believed to have occurred at about 6:40 pm on Saturday…The splattered blood all over the room indicated that the assailants might had struggled with the victim,” Abdulkarim said.

He said five other commercial sex workers (names withheld) in the compound have been arrested for interrogation.

‘‘They should have some information for us because the deceased must have shouted during the apparent struggle with the killers,” he said.

Abdulkarim said the case had been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) for investigation.

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