Father Of Slain Girl In Port Harcourt Insists Suspect Must Marry Her Corpse

Father Of Slain Girl In Port Harcourt Insists Suspect Must Marry Her Corpse

By Victor Azubuike

Mr. Wilfred Nwovueze, has insisted that Prince Owabie aka J-BOY, the
suspected killer of his pregnant daughter, Betty must marry her corpse.

Nwovueze
told newsmen on Thursday that the marriage is in line with a compulsory
traditional rites of Ndele people in Emohua Local Government Area of
Rivers State where the deceased hailed from.

He, therefore, pleaded with security agencies to ensure that justice is done in the killing of his daughter.

“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 meantime, 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.