The Edo State Police wing in the state has arrested six suspects, who allegedly raped and murdered a 100-Level Microbiology student of the University of Benin, Uwaila Vera Omozuwa, in a church in Ihovbe Quarters in Benin while studying for her exams.
News reporters had in May reported how the 22 year old under graduate was brutally raped and murdered inside a Redeemed Christian Church of God branch in the city while studying.
The names and identity of perpetrators are as follow, Nelson Ogbebor, Akato Valentine, Mrs Tina Samuel, Mrs Mary Ade, Nosa Osabohien and Collins Ulegbe were paraded at Edo State Police headquarters by Mr Johnson Kokumo, the Chief of Police in the state.
The perpetrators paraded by the police.
Narrating the unfortunate incident, the Police commissioner Mr Kokumo said autopsy revealed that Uwaila was raped before she was murdered.
The Commissioner of police in the state said, “The heinous crime is of great concern to the Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who sent homicide detectives to work with our policemen in Benin in fishing out the crime perpetrators.
“What we are witnessing today is a result of the continuous efforts of the police to get at the root of the crime, and today, I proclaim to you that the criminals have been arrested and will soon be brought to book to face the full weight of justice.
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