Commercial Sex Worker Allegedly Stabbed to Death in Yobe


A commercial sex worker, Stella aka Ritachi, has been allegedly killed by unidentified persons in Potiskum Local Government Area of Yobe State.

The spokesman of the State Police Command, ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, who confirmed the incident during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Damaturu, said the victim was stabbed to death in her room, at Dorowa joint located in Yindiski Ward on Saturday, June 5.

“The incident was believed to have occurred at about 6:40 pm on Saturday, and the splattered blood all over the room indicated that the assailants might had struggled with the victim,” Abdulkarim stated.

The spokesperson revealed that five other commercial sex workers in the compound were arrested for interrogation.

“They should have some information for us because the deceased must have shouted during the apparent struggle with the killers,” he added.

Abdulkarim disclosed that the case had been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) for investigation.