Saturday , 13 July 2024

Update : Naval personnel arrested over death of teenage girl, whose corpse was found in the wardrobe of a hotel in Bayelsa

A Naval Rating has been arrested for his alleged complicity in the death of a 16-year-old girl, Miss Nengi Enenimiete, whose corpse was found in the wardrobe of a hotel in Twon Brass, Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.
It was gathered that the Navy in conjunction with the operatives of the police and the community youths identified and arrested the unnamed Rating said to be involved in the dastardly act.

A source, who spoke in confidence, said the arrested Naval personnel was in the custody of the Nigerian Navy at Egweama in Brass and would likely be handed over to the police for prosecution after the preliminary orderly room trials.

Recall that the corpse of the teen girl, Miss Nengi Enenimiete, was discovered at the Blevera Hotel in Brass in November by the Manager.

The deceased’s corpse, however, showed no signs of physical injuries, mutilation and strangulation.

Spokesman for the Bayelsa State Police Command, Asinim Butswat, said: “On 21 November 2022, the Manager of a hotel in Twon Brass at the Divisional Police Headquarters, Brass, said he perceived an offensive odour from one of the rooms in the hotel. Upon a search, he discovered a lifeless female corpse hidden inside a wardrobe. An investigation is ongoing to identify the suspects who lodged in the hotel room on the night of the incident.”

In another development, unknown gunmen over the weekend struck the Okaka area of Yenagoa, the state capital, and allegedly abducted Mrs. Janet Ibe, wife of a prominent businessman, James Ibe.

It was gathered that Janet was abducted close to her residence and driven away in her Sienna car with an Abuja number plate.

Her husband was said to be on his way to Port Harcourt, Rivers State, when the incident occurred.

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