Tension in Enugu over murder of young lady along presidential road
By Millicent Onaga, Enugu
Palpable tension gripped Enugu residents following discovery of lifeless body of a young lady identified as Miss Orji Chiamaka Precious Gold, aged 20, inside gutter along Presidential Road, Independence Layout area of Enugu metropolis in the early hours of Monday.
Orient Daily learnt that police operatives attached to the New Haven police division of Enugu Police command who visited the scene shortly after the lady was found, rushed her to hospital where she was confirmed dead by the doctors on duty and the corpse deposited in the morgue for autopsy.
The commissioner of police in the state, CP Mohammed Ndatsu Aliyu, who confirmed the incident said efforts are being made to apprehend the perpetrators.
“I have ordered the state Criminal Investigative Department (CID) to carry out a full scale investigation to unravel the circumstances surrounding the death of Orji Chiamaka Precious Gold, whose lifeless body was found in a gutter along Presidential Road, Independence Layout, Enugu. To this end, I call on young persons in the state to be wary of who they go out with to avoid becoming victim of such despicable acts,” he said.
The Commissioner further urged residents in Enugu state to assist the police with any useful information that would help apprehend perpetrators and bring them to justice.