Princess Odume, the corps member who was arrested after hacking a man to death in Akwa Ibom on Sunday, January has revealed that she did that to defend herself.
According to a report by Akpraiseng, Princess Odume who was apprehended while attempting to jump a wall after murdering the young man known as Japhet Akwaowo said she acted on self-defence after the latter forced her to remove her clothes so he will sleep with her.
This was made known by the Police Spokesperson of the Akwa Ibom State, Odiko Ogbeche Macdon and he said;
“She actually killed the young man identified as Akwaowo Japhet. She said she went to buy bean cake, akara, and saw a man that beckoned to her to come over to him. She said she went to meet him, they got talking and she found herself in his house.
“She said she waited for him outside and he went inside to bring a knife. He said he was going to stab her and no one would know what happened. She also said Japhet asked her to remove her clothes and she refused. What basically happened was that she overpowered him.”