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Police exhume corpse of job seeker raped, murdered in Akwa Ibom

Police operatives in Akwa Ibom have dug up the body of Iniubong Umoren, the job seeker who was raped and killed last week.

The body has reportedly been deposited it at the University of Uyo Teaching Hospital morgue for autopsy.

A 20-year-old Uduak Frank Akpan has been arrested for the murder of Umoren.

It was gathered that Akpan lured Umoren to his house under the pretext of giving her a job, and then sexually assaulted her, which eventually led to her death.

The Police spokesman in the state, Odiko MacDon, confirmed in a press release yesterday that Akpan has confessed to killing the victim and burying her.

He said, “following available leads, men of the Anti-Kidnapping Squad of the Command led by CSP Inengiye IGOSI consolidated on the initial great progress made by the DPO Uruan,  SP Samuel Ezeugo, and arrested the perpetrator who confessed to have lured his victim to his house in the guise of giving her a job, but ended up sexually and physically assaulting her which led to her death. To cover his tracks, he dragged and buried her in a shallow grave in his father’s compound.

”The suspect confessed to have told his Local Government Chairman of his atrocity before escaping to Calabar and was never at any time handed over to the Police by anyone.”