A man identified as Iguodala Ogieriakhi, the Enogie of Uroho in the Ikpoba Okha local government area of Edo State, has been accused of beating Faith Aigbe, a 25-year-old lady to death for turning down his love advances.
The body of the lady was discovered in his vehicle on Thursday, September 9 at the Specialist Hospital in Benin City. Some outraged sympathizers damaged the windscreen of the SUV Sports Utility car to get a view of the deceased body, causing major concern.
Aideyan police officers were claimed to have arrived on the spot and towed the vehicle and Faith’s body to the nearest police station but friends and family members of the deceased have resorted to social media to demand justice and for the police to conduct a thorough investigation into the tragedy since they believe foul play was involved.
According to the family’s statement, the community leader, who is rumored to have four marriages, has been hounding Faith for a relationship, but allegedly lure Faith to a location where she told him she was engaged to another man and arranging her wedding on Thursday.
The reports claimed that he severely beats Faith until she fainted, enraged by the information. He then bundled her into his tinted Lexus 350, drove her to Benin City’s Specialist Hospital, where he dumped to die.
“This morning I was awakend by the sad and despicable events of what happened Yesterday and how a young 25 years old Faith Aigbe was lured by one Friday Ogieriakhi Iguodeyala AKA (Drugs) who claims to be the Ohen of Uho community to his house she was brutally assaulted and left to die inside a locked Lexus jeep
“The sad event happened yesterday, the young girl was a teacher in one of the schools in the community, the said Ohen has been pestering her for a relationship despite married to 4 wives, yesterday the Ohen lured her to a location yesterday where she informed the Ohen that she is planning her introduction to get married, enraged by the information.
“The said Ohen went into a rage and beat the young girl mercilessly until she became unresponsive, then he dragged her into his tinted Lexus 350 and drove her to central hospital, on arrival at central hospital he parked his car with the young girl inside and fled the scene without trying to get the hospital emergency teams to administer treatment or first aid to her
“Seeing that the young girl did not return home after some hours the family started a frantic search for her and one of the boys to the Ohen informed the family of her whereabouts, they rushed to the hospital parking lot and searched for the car on finding the car and the young girl sucked in the back seat the mother tried to force the car door open in the hope that the girl might still be alive but the hospital secirty stopped her and requested they go get the police.
“The distrusted mother then rushed to Aideyan police station and after 2 hours the police reluctantly accompanied them there, instead of the police to quickly force the car open they insisted in towing the car to their police station saying that they do not have the power to force open the car.
“Again the distrusted mother watching life sneaking out of her daughter went to look for a towing van and after about 5 hours the car was eventually towed to the police station where the police then broke the glass of the car and discovered that the young girl had given up the ghost
“The family of the young girl are in serious pains now and the said Ohen is bragging that nothing can happen to him. The mother of the deceased girl called me early this morning and tearfully narrated her ordeal to me. I am asking you all to help the family of Faith Aigbe to call on the police to immediately arrest and prosecute the said Ohen.”
Meanwhile, the deceased’s body has deposited in a mortuary for further examination, and Enogie has since reported himself to the Ologbo Police Division in Edo state.