A prostitute at a brothel in Ikwa village, near Zuba, has allegedly drugged and duped a middle-aged man of N223,000 cash.
A resident of the area, simply identified as Johnson, said the incident happened at about 2:12pm after the victim returned with his ‘girlfriend’ to the brothel, after relaxing at a drinking spot in the area.
He said that the victim, who drove in an unmarked Toyota Sienna bus with the said lady, entered the prostitute’s room inside the brothel and immediately slept off.
Johnson said that when the victim woke and he did not see the girlfriend, he became alarmed.
“He immediately searched his own clothes and to his amazement, he discovered that all the money he had on him had been taken away,” he said. “It then dawned on him that the girl had drugged him to dupe him of his N2230,000.
Our reporter learnt that the victim, a contractor, was resident at Madalla, Niger State. He was said to have gone out for Sallah celebration when the incident happened.
It was gathered that the victim’s effort to reach the lady via her phone wwas unsuccessful as she switched off her phone.
Efforts to reach the Zuba Divisional Police Officer, CSP Eze Nwokeneme, failed. His phone was switched off, while a police officer at the division said the division was not aware of the incident.