Robbers kill female corps member in Delta
By AUSTIN OGWUDA
ASABA— A female youth corps member was, weekend, stabbed to death by armed robbers, at Okpanam, behind a filling station, close to Asaba town, Delta State.
It was learnt that the lady, whose name could not be immediately ascertained, had travelled and ran into the robbers, as she was about opening the door of her apartment. The armed gang, which was operating in the area had accosted her and asked her to surrender her mobile handset and other valuables.
She was said to have been stabbed on the neck following her alleged refusal to yield to the robbers’ demand.
She was rushed to the Federal Medical Centre immediately the robbers left, but gave up the ghost while on the way, following heavy loss of blood.
State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Charles Muka, confirmed the incident, saying, “it is true. We have commenced full-scale investigation into the incident.”