Passers-by along Osumenyi/ Akwuihedi road in Osumenyi community, Nnewi-South local government area of Anambra state were shocked in the early hours of yesterday at the sight of a corpse of 22-year old lady who was allegedly strangulated and dumped in a gutter along the road in the area.
Sources said that the deceased had marks on her neck showing that she was probably strangulated.
It was also learnt that the deceased mouth was also sealed with tape while her legs and hands were tied with rope.
The police public relations officer (PPRO) of the Anambra state Police Command, Mr. Haruna Mohammed confirmed the incident.
He however said that the Command had deployed some of its operatives to investigate the matter and the perpetrators to book.
According to the PPRO, “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 are 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.