A 22 year old UNIBEN Undergraduate has been reportedly brutally Raped and Killed Inside a Church in Benin City while she was reading.
The Undergraduate who was identified as Miss Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, was a 100Level student of Microbiology at the University of Benin, Edo State.
The tragic incident, which happened three days ago, according to friends, saw her attackers smashing her head with a fire extinguisher and leaving her unconscious around the Ikpoba Hill area of Benin City, the state capital.
Despite being rushed to the intensive care unit of a hospital, Omozuwa couldn’t make it as she succumbed to the injuries sustained during the savage attack.
Friends and all those, who knew her closely during her lifetime, have been paying tribute and calling for the perpetrators of the crime to be brought to justice.
“It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing away of our loved one, friend, sister and course mate.
“She was raped on her way to home from church and had her head smashed with a fire extinguisher in broad day light around Ikpoba Hill, Benin City. This happened yesterday, May 30, 2020,” one friend wrote.