Amidst the pain and agony caused by the gruesome murder of an Akwa Ibom based job seeker, Hinny Humoren, her suspected killer, Uduak Akpan, has landed in fresh trouble.
Protesting youths said they discovered over twelve shallow graves after besieging the suspect’s compound at Nnung Ikono Obio in the Uruan Local Government Area of the State.
Also, the youths discovered a skeletal bone suspected to be that of a child lying on the floor with old sag bags scattered near the graves.
The youths had earlier vandalized the building and carted away property in the compound, and handed the suspect’s father to the police after accusing him of being an accomplice.
According to the youths, Uduak and his family are strangers living in the community. One of the youths, Akpan James, said the suspect’s family erected the building about four years ago and did not live there permanently.
James added that the suspect and his family did not have friends in this community as their gate is always closed. However, he urged the government to investigate the matter and bring justice to the family of the slained job seeker.
Also, the youths President of the community, Etubom Sunday Essien, expressed disappointment over the act.
Earlier, the Chairman of the local government, Iniobong Ekpenyong, had distanced himself from insinuations of being party to the incident.
EveryEvery.ng had reported that the House of Representatives ordered the Inspector General of Police, Alkali Baba, to investigate those behind the gruesome murder of Hinny Humoren.
A lawmaker, Unyime Idem, recalled that Humoren was awaiting her National Youth Service before some criminal elements killed her in the course of a purported job interview.
The House mandated the House Committee on Women Affairs and Social Development to follow up with the investigation and prosecution (read more here).