The Police in Benue have arrested a man who posed as a woman named Jenifer Kpaakpa and worked as a prostitute in Makurdi, the state’s capital.
The real identity of the man, Ushahemba Yaapera, was uncovered during a raid involving a case of N2,500 theft at a brothel along the railway bye-pass at High-level area of Makurdi metropolis.
During a search which took place after a raid, a female DPO, who carried out the search, discovered that something was unusual about this particular suspect since all of them were females.
The 19-year-old who hails from katsina-Ala Local government area disclosed that he was introduced to the ‘Mermaid’ business five years ago by her classmate.
He confessed, “For the past five years, I have operated like a woman. At night, I would stand on the road as a prostitute and men would pick me up at an agreed price.
“Usually, the female organ would manifest during my operations at night. But at day time, I will remain in my normal masculine state
“So far, I have slept with over 1000 men.”