The incident occurred in Delta-State , Asaba the state Capital, the police force had arrested a commercial sex worker who stabbed her client to death, due to argument, as alleged, at Destar Hotel, Asaba, on July 18th. She is currently in police custody.
The police command, spokesman in the state, DSP Andrew Aniamaka, told newsmen, that on Friday the police acted on a urgent call from the hotel after the sad incident.
” A day after the incident, the “C Division” in Asaba carried out preliminary investigation on the case and transferred it to Homicide section of the state Criminal Investigation Department [CID].
He said,” As I speak to you, homicide detective have commenced full investigation into the case with a view to unraveling what actually transpired between the suspect and victim to establish culpability.”
Attempts to speak with the manager of the hotel, was not possible, because he was out of town, at that moment.
” The sad incident started like a normal argument inside the hotel room, and before we realised it, a man was down with fatal stab.
” The incident happened at about 10:45pm, so nobody could actually say what led to the fracas. From report, the victim was a married man with four children.
Another sex worker in the same hotel, spoke anonymously, saying the incident was horrible and unfortunate, she said, this had closed down “our business to a stand still”.
Also said,” However, I will like to use this opportunity to advise our clients to always respect themselves when they come here.
” Many of the clients do invite trouble to themselves. I rest my case,” She said.