The killing of a commercial sex worker idenitified as Stella popularly known as Ritachi at Dorawa Joint, in Potiskum Local Government Area has been confirmed by the Yobe State Police Command on Sunday.
This confirmation was made by the police public relations officer ASP Dungus Abdulkarim while addressing newsmen in Damaturu, the state capital.
According to the PPRO, Stella was stabbed to death by unidentified persons in her room, at the joint located in Yindiski Ward.
“The incident was believed to have occurred at about 6:40 pm on Saturday, and the splattered blood all over the room indicated that the assailants might had struggled with the victim,” he said.
The spokesman said five other commercial sex workers (names withheld) in the compound were arrested for interrogation.
“They should have some information for us because the deceased must have shouted during the apparent struggle with the killers,” he said.
Abdulkarim added that the case had been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) for investigation.