UNIPORT Student Remanded in Prison for Allegedly Killing Girlfriend For Money Ritual

UNIPORT Student Remanded in Prison for Allegedly Killing Girlfriend For Money Ritual

  • A Magistrate Court sitting in Port Harcourt has waded into the alleged killing of a missing UNIPORT student, Justina Otuene
  • The court has remanded the deceased boyfriend in prison after Otuene was found in his apartment
  • Chief Magistrate, Nnenda Obiageri-Onugbum, also ordered that Okoligwe’s case file should be transferred to the Office of Public Prosecution (DPP)

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Port-Harcourt, Rivers state - A 400-level student of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT), Demian Okoligwe, has been remanded in prison for allegedly killing and harvesting some vital organs of his girlfriend, Justina Otuene Nkanga.

A Magistrate Court sitting in Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital gave the order on Monday, November 13, PM News reported.

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UNIPORT student remanded in prison for killing girlfriend for alleged money Ritual
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According to SaharaReporters, the Chief Magistrate, Nnenda Obiageri-Onugbum, also ordered that Okoligwe’s case file should be transferred to the office of Rivers State Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) for legal advice.

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Okoligwe’s counsel, Orji Nweke, did not raise any objection to the order to remand his client.

The case was adjourned to December 15, 2023, for further hearing, pending the DPP’s advice.

Missing UNIPORT student found dead in boyfriend’s apartment

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Nkanga, 300-level Biological Chemistry student of UNIPORT, was found dead in Okoligwe's apartment in Rivers.

Nkang was declared missing four days after leaving her place of work, where she was doing her industrial training at a private hospital in Port Harcourt.

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The deceased was said to have left her place of primary responsibility to visit her boyfriend in a highbrow area in Port Harcourt, the state capital.

Another UNIPORT student found dead in her apartment

In a related development, a female student of UNIPORT simply identified as Adaeze, was found dead in her apartment in Aluu, Ikwerre local government area of the state.

The 200-level undergraduate of Accounting was found lifeless in her off-campus residence on Friday, November 3.

The student was found dead when the door to her apartment was forced open with a bottle of popular insecticide, sniper lying beside her corpse.

Atanda Modupe Deborah: Missing FUOYE student found dead

Legit.ng also reported that a student of the Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), Atanda Modupe Deborah, was found dead.

Atanda, a 200-level student in the Department of Nursing, was declared missing after she set out to study at night on Monday, September 4.

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On Thursday, September 7, Mufutau Ibrahim, the university’s registrar, confirmed that the student’s corpse had been discovered.

The late Deborah was reportedly buried in a shallow grave.

Source: Legit.ng

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Adekunle Dada (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Adekunle Dada is a journalist with over 5 years of working experience in the media. He has worked with PM News, The Sun and Within Nigeria before joining Legit.ng as a Politics/Current Affairs Editor. He holds a B.Sc. in Mass Communication from Lagos State University (LASU). He can be reached via adekunle.dada@corp.legit.ng.

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