Bayelsa police probe ‘killing’ of undergraduate by soldier boyfriend

NDU student Jennifer Ugadu killed by soldier

Bayelsa State Police Command on Wednesday began a ”discreet” investigation into the alleged killing of a student of the Niger Delta University (NDU) by her soldier boyfriend.

Police spokesman Asinmin Butswait in a statement said the decomposing corpse of the 23-year-old victim Jennifer Ugadu, a second-year student in the university’s faculty of education, had been recovered.

Butswait said the commissioner of police Mike Okoli ordered for discreet investigation.

”The corpse was discovered on July 13. Preliminary investigation reveals that the deceased was shot in her apartment by her boyfriend, James Matol, who is allegedly a member of the Nigerian Army.

“Investigations also reveal that the deceased was last seen with the boyfriend on July 11,” the police said.