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Police announce arrest of suspected killers of UNIBEN student, Uwaila Omozuwa

The Edo State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Johnson Kokumo, has paraded the six suspects responsible for the sexual assault and gruesome murder of 100-Level Microbiology student of the University of Benin, Uwaila Vera Omozuwa.

Kokumo paraded the suspects to newsmen on Wednesday 26th August.

The suspects are identified as Nelson Ogbebor , Akato Valentine, Nosa Osabohien, Collins Ulegbe, Mrs Tina Samuel and Mrs Mary Ade.

Recall late Uwa Omozuwa had gone to her church, A Redeemed Christian Church of God branch in Ikpoba hill, Edo State to read when the suspects attacked her, raped her and inflicted serious injuries on her led to her death.

The Commissioner of Police said that the matter is of great concern to the Inspector General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who sent homicide experts to work with men of the Edo State Police Command.

Kokumo gladly announced that the perpetrators of the crime have been arrested after so much efforts by the Edo State Police Command.

He said that the autopsy confirmed that Uwa was sexually assaulted.

Source: The PUNCH

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