A few months after she was reportedly raped and killed inside a parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Edo Province 10, Ikpoba Hill, Benin, Police have arrested and paraded six suspects linked to the death of Vera Uwaila Omozuwa.
The six suspects paraded by the men of the Edo state police command are Nelson Ogbebor, Akato Valentine, Mrs Tina Samuel, Mrs Mary Ade, Nosa Osabohien and one Collins Ulegbe.
It was gathered that the police recorded success in the course of their investigation after tracing the phone of the deceased to one of the suspects, Nosa Osabohien.
However, Nosa who claimed to be a phone repairer said he bought the phone from the prime suspect, Collins Uyegbulen and led the police to arrest Collins.
According to LIB, Collins told the police that he used the fire extinguisher in the church to hit late Vera after the other suspects raped her.
Also, he told the police that one Mary Ade gave them the sum of one million naira to kill the suspect and then use a handkerchief she gave them to clean the blood from the private part of the deceased.
In the meantime, the Edo state Commissioner of Police, Johnson Kokumo, who paraded the suspects, said a post-mortem conducted on late Uwaila, confirmed she was raped.
Kokumo noted that the matter was a great concern to the Inspector General of Police, Muhammed Adamu who sent Homicide experts to work with the policemen in the state criminal investigation department.
You will recall that the twenty-two-year-old 100-level student of the University of Benin was attacked with a fire extinguisher, raped and then killed on Wednesday, May 27, 2020.
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