The Taraba State Police Command has arrested one person in connection with the murder of a final-year student of the College of Nursing and Midwifery, Jalingo, Miss Mercy Victor.
Taraba nursing student’s murder
The spokesperson for the state police command, David Missal, in an interview with SUNDAY PUNCH, noted that a police intelligence team investigating the crime was still carrying out investigation.
Missal added that the outcome of the investigation would determine whether the arrested person would be prosecuted or not.
The elder sister of the deceased, Ms. Janet Victor-Madua, told our correspondent that her family suspected a certain lady in the murder case.
She said the family had since given necessary information at their disposal to the police.
The victim, on Sunday night, was allegedly raped, stabbed and abandoned by the roadside before a passer-by took her to the hospital.
She however died on Monday night around 10pm from the injuries she sustained during the incident at the Federal Medical Centre Jalingo.