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#JusticeforUwa: Police IG reacts to death of UNIBEN student

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has reacted the rape and murder of Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, a 100-level microbiology student at the University of Benin (UNIBEN).

Okay.ng recalls that Omozuwa died after being raped inside a church of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) near Ikpoba Hill in Benin, Edo state.

The victim, Uwa Omozuwa, on May 27, 2020, was said to have visited the RCCG, Edo Province 10, Ikpoba Hill, Benin, to read.

In a statement issued spokesman of the police, Frank Mba, conveyed the message of the IGP, said perpetrators will be brought to book soon.

The statement read: “As part of deliberate and concerted efforts by the Nigeria Police High Command to unravel the circumstances surrounding the brutal attack and unfortunate death of Miss Vera Uwaila Omosuwa in Benin, Edo State on 28th and 30th May, 2020 respectively, the Inspector General of Police has deployed additional investigations aids and forensic support to Edo State Police Command to complement and expedite actions in the ongoing investigations into the unfortunate incident.

“The IGP, while condemning the attack, commiserates with the family, friends and colleagues of the deceased.

“He calls for calm and assures that the Force will surely bring the perpetrators of the callous act to book in the shortest possible time.”

Job Ayantoye

Job is a reporter for Okay.ng, he focuses on bringing local news reports in Nigeria.
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