Female youth corps member strangled to death by her colleague, in Niger State, Nigeria

October 28, 2009


Tribune- A female member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Niger state, has been reportedly strangled to death by her male colleague . Nigerian Tribune learned that the deceased and her assailant were both from the South Eastern part of the country.

During the on-going service year, according to the Nigerian Tribune findings, the two corps members developed interest in each other with a promise that they would end up before the alter to consummate their love in marriage.

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However, according to findings, the female corps member later found another lover who was able to find her accommodation within the Army Barracks in Minna, the state capital.


It was learned that anytime the male colleague called on a visit, he was always embarrassed to find other men in her apartment and he did not hide his dislike for the attitude of his proposed wife.

It was gathered that last Thursday, when the male corps member visited his colleague, he decided to “act” since the lady did not refrain from being in company of other men.

Nigerian Tribune gathered that late in the night, the male corps member used a pillow to gag his proposed wife and strangulated her to death before escaping.  source