A medical team has revealed the cause of the death of miss Stella ifeoma Abugu, a corps member who was arrested by the police and eventually died in their custody In September 2020.
The NYSC member was arrested by the police during a raid in her boyfriend’s apartment, who was accused of allegedly being a drug dealer. The police took her into custody when they couldn’t get hold of her boyfriend.
Few weeks after her arrest, Abuja Police headquarters released a statement saying she died of a drug overdose.
The family of the deceased had ordered an autopsy on the corpse and it has just been revealed that she died of strangulation, which led to the lack of oxygen supply to her body. No traces of drugs were found on her system
Her vagina was also badly mutilated, suggesting that she was raped while in police custody.