How 18 years old girl was abducted, raped, killed in Ebonyi
By Nweze Anaga, Abakaliki
The people of Isu Okoma Community in Isu Okoma, Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi State have been thrown into confusion over the death of an 18-year-old girl, who was allegedly abducted, raped and killed by unknown persons in front of her compound.
Nigeria News Flight gathered that the girl, Ezeani Adanna Goodness, was abducted on
on Tuesday night, March 22, 2022 after returning from Nkwoegu Isu Market with her mother and younger sister around 10:00pm in the night.
The sister explained that the victim moved to the front of their compound to make phone call, when the unknown persons abducted and whisked her away to an unknown destination where the raped and strangled her to death.
She further narrated: “We came back from Nkwoegu Isu Market around 10:00pm. My sister went to the front of our house to make phone call.
“I went inside the house with my mom. Some minutes later, a strange number called my mom on phone that she should rush outside to look for my sister; that he was speaking with my sister on the phone when she started shouting and her phone went off.”
Though it is not yet known the particular hospital the corpse was deposited, the State Cordinator of Gender Based Violence Taskforce in Ebonyi State, Mrs. Faithvin Nwanchor, confirmed the incident.
She said that they got the information about the incident within the week, stating that they were working to see if the family had reported to the police for action to be taken about it since it was not yet clear whether any arrest had been made.
“People who came from Isu reported the matter to me but we don’t really have much information about it because I need to know whether they had been arrested or reported to police. I will call to know whether it has been reported,”she said.
When contacted, the Public Relations Officer of Ebonyi State Police Command, DSP Loveth Odah, did not respond to phone calls as at the time of filling this report.