Father Of Slain Pregnant Girl Insists Suspect Must Marry Her Corpse

Father Of Slain Pregnant Girl Insists Suspect Must Marry Her Corpse

Father of pregnant Betty Nwovueze who was allegedly killed by her boyfriend, Prince Owabie in Rumuepirikom, Obio-Akpor Local government area of Rivers state has insisted that the suspected must marry her corpse.

While pleading with the security agencies to ensure that justice is done in the killing of his daughter, Mr. Wilfred Nwovueze, told newsmen that the compulsory marriage to a corpse is in line with the traditional rites of the people of Ndele in Emohua Local Government Area of the state where the deceased hailed from.

“I don’t want any problem. That girl is my daughter and what I want the Police to do is to allow this J-Boy of a man or his family members to marry my daughter before they bury her.

“All the rites that are due any girl of marriageable age in my community will be done so that there will be no calamity,” he said.

In the meantwhile, the Rivers state Police Command has exhumed the body of Betty Nwovueze, the murdered girl friend of Prince Owabie in Rumuepirikom, Obio-Akpor Local government area of the state.

Spokesman of the Command who was also at the scene said the body of the girl will be deposited in the morgue after which an autopsy will be conducted.

Credit- DAILY POST

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