Unknown assailants slit sex worker’s throat in hotel’s toilet in Borno


It was a gory scene for Onyeka Ogbonna, a staff member of Galaxy Hotel in Galadima Area of Maiduguri metropolis, as she found the lifeless body of a sex worker in one of the hotel’s toilets.

The 28-year-old sex worker, Precious Needy, was found with her throat slit in the toilet on Sunday, March 25.

Two suspects in connection with Needy’s murder have been held in police custody.

Borno State Commissioner of Police, Damian Chukwu, listed suspects in the murder of the commercial sex worker as Yakubu Luka, 39; and Amelia Ka’anfsa, 26.

According to Chukwu, Luka, a security guard at the hotel, was on duty at the time of the incident, while Ka’anfsa was an immediate neighbour to the deceased.