Police confirm murder of sex worker in sokoto

The Nigeria Police have confirmed the murder of a commercial sex worker in Kwanawa, a suburb of the Sokoto metropolis, in the Dange/Shuni Local Government Area of Sokoto State.


Sources in the area, known for all sorts of illicit activities, told our correspondent that the victim resided in one of the brothels within the area where the suspected murderer slit her throat with a knife.


The source said it was the alarm raised by the neighbours around the hotel and passers-by that drew the attention of the people that apprehended the suspect when he attempted to run away after discovering that the victim was dead.


But state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Sanusi Abubakar, while confirming the incident to our correspondent, said the suspect claimed to be a researcher who visited Sokoto State to carry out research.

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