A 22-year- old lady has been found dead inside a drainage along Osumenyi/Akwuihedi road, Osumenyi in Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra, The Nation Newspaper reports.
The deceased, whose identity is yet to be ascertained, was suspected to have been murdered.
She was discovered by a good Samaritan with mark of violence on her neck.
The Nation gathered the deceased’s mouth was also sealed with tape while her legs and hands were tied with rope.
Police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the incident, saying efforts were on to apprehend the perpetrators.
He said: “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 22years 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.”
“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.”