Lady, Ugochi Found Dead In Ebonyi Hotel, Br3ast, Eyes, Other Body Parts Missing
A night party attendee identified as Ugochi Nworie has been gruesomely killed in Ebonyi State.
The state police command is said to have launched a manhunt for the perpetrators of the evil act.
Reports made available to newsmen revealed that the victim alongside her friends, went to a party at a popular hotel (names withheld) along the Enugu-Abakaliki expressway on Saturday and that was the end of her life.
While the police are still investigating the matter, a report suggests she was ganged raped just as another claimed the incident was a case of ritual killing.
Naija News understands that the victim hailed from the Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.
One of the victim’s friends who spoke to security operatives said Ugochi was killed by some strange men she encountered at the hotel, after a party that lasted into the night.
The friend disclosed also to Vanguard that the men came to the hotel with a saloon car christened “Colonel”.
According to her, they negotiated to give Ugochi N50,000 to enable one of them to spend the night with her, which she eventually agreed to.
However, Ugochi was found in the pool of her blood lifeless the following day.
One of her female friends is said to have reported a case of a missing person to the Police after they didn’t see her return home the next morning.
Sources in the know told journalists that Ugochi’s vital organs, including eyes, and breasts, among others, were ripped off by the men who took her in.
Her remains have been deposited at a Mortuary in Abakaliki, Naija News learnt.
Another source who spoke with the media said the victim was found dead on Monday, May 2, 2022, a day after she arrived at the hotel located in Abakaliki, the state capital, with some men.
An eyewitness also claimed Ugochi was found with her two hands and legs tied, her eyes blindfolded and her private part allegedly cut off.
Naija News learnt that the hotel room where the men took Ugochi to was forcefully opened in the daytime before she was found lifeless with her legs, hands and mouth tied up.
Meanwhile, used condoms suggestive of gang rape were also recovered from the scene.
One of the female friends of late Ugochi who pleaded anonymity said: “After we partied in the hotel with Ugochi, we decided to go home but Ugochi decided to stay back because some men priced her N50,000 to spend the night with her.
“They priced me N100,000 but I refused because I don’t know them. I lied to them that my boyfriend was in town and so, I will not be able to spend the night outside my home.
“We warned Ugochi not to follow them but she refused because of the money. So, we left her behind and went home. When we didn’t see her the next day, we went to the police and reported the matter.
“We heard the men tell someone that they are from Ghana. We don’t know whether it is true or not. One of the vehicles they came with to the hotel had “Colonel” written where plate numbers are placed
“Ugochi killed herself. Assuming she had listened to us, she wouldn’t have died. This is too bad and painful.”
Confirming the incident during a press conference on Wednesday in Abakaliki, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Loveth Odah, said investigations are on to uncover the circumstances that led to the untimely death of the young lady.
She assured the general public that the command will carry out a thorough investigation to get to the root of the matter, apprehend the culprits and bring them to book.