Miss Sophia Phillips, a staff of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has been alledgedly killed by her boyfriend because she refused to make him the next-of-kin to her bank account and also refused to give him N1million he demanded from her.
Vanguard reported that Sophia’s boyfriend, Sotonye Martin lured her to his friend’s house, where she was stabbed to death and buried in a shallow grave, while a spiritualist was called to perform some rituals.
Sophia’s elder brother, Mr Amatu Phillips explained that Martins and Sophia have a 13year old child together and he had killed her because of her wealth.
He said that Martin had been harrassing Sophia for money after she confided in him on the amount in her bank account.
Although, Sophia had given Martins money on several occassions, Martin was angry that she refused to give him the N1million he demanded.
Consequently, Martins invited her to his friend’s house where he drugged her and stabbed her on the neck, while demanding for her ATM card and password.
Meanwhile, it was reported that Martins had persuaded Sophia to make him her next-of-kin before, and he demanded for her atm card and password.