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Calabar hotel staff arrested over death of female guest


Calabar hotel staff arrested over death of female guest

The Police Command in Cross River has explained why the staff of a hotel where lifeless body of a middle aged was found in Calabar, the state capital was arrested.

The spokesperson of the command, SP Irene Ugbo, explained this why confirming that the body of a lady was found in one of the rooms in the hotel in the early hours of Sunday.

Ugbo who spoke to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) said the remains of the lady whose identity is not yet known was discovered by a staff member of the hotel

The Police spokesperson said that the lady and a male friend had checked into the hotel on Saturday night.

According to her, the unidentified male guest left early in the morning under the guise that he was going to withdraw money from the ATM but failed to come back three hours later.

She, however, said that seven staff of the hotel had been arrested for interrogation.

“We are aware of the incident and the story is true. A man and a woman lodged in a hotel and the woman was later found dead. We are investigating the matter.

“We had to arrest staff of the hotel who were on duty when the guests came into the facility.

“We arrested them because we need them to produce the contact of their guest in a bid to get to the root of the matter.

“This should be a note of warning to hoteliers in the state to sit up as it concerns data collection and record keeping, security is everyone’s business.

” We are already on the trail of the deceased’s partner who absconded, I can assure the public that he would be apprehended as soon as possible,” she said .(NAN)(

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