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  • Updated: June 18, 2024

Sex worker stabbed to death in Abuja hotel

Sex worker stabbed to death in Abuja hotel

A sex worker identified as Zara Tua was stabbed to death by two men in a hotel room in the Kubwa area of Abuja.

The FCT police spokesperson, Josephine Adeh, who confirmed the news said, Investigation had commenced on the matter.

According  to Adeh, the suspect, Maman Ajiya  and Usman Lawal were arrested by the operatives of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, police command.

She disclosed that, the tragic incident occured  on Sunday, at Galaxy Hotel Byazhin in Kubwa, Abuja.

It was gathered that one of the men who had checked her into a hotel committed the crime.

“A disagreement later ensued between the trio which led to Zara Tua being stabbed with scissors. Upon receipt of the report, Police operatives from the Byazhin Police Division immediately deployed to the scene. Upon arrival, they met the said Ajiya was beaten to a stupor by an angry mob.

Reports stated that, the lady was stabbed with a pair of scissors after an argument broke out between her and the men in the hotel room.

A resident close to the hotel who spoke on condition of anonymity said the lady was a sex worker.

The source said the victim was stabbed in seven different places including in her stomach, adding that police have evacuated the corpse to the mortuary.

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