Another student, Grace Oshiagwu, was allegedly raped and murdered inside a church building in Ibadan Oyo state on Saturday, June 13.
According to reports, Grace, a 21-year-old National Diploma student of Oke Ogun Polytechnic, was raped and then murdered inside the church building located in the Ojoo area of Ibadan in Akinyele Local Government Area.
She was discovered with machete cuts on her body.
In a statement released, the spokesperson of the state police command, Gbenga Fadeyi, confirmed the incident but said details of the incident are still sketchy.
‘Grace Oshiagwu, female, aged 21 years, was macheted on her head in a church mission building at Idi-Ori Area, Shasha off expressway by unknown assailant(s) today 13/06/2020 about 3:00 pm.
‘Investigation has commenced into the matter and the police tactical teams are on the trail of the assailant(s). While efforts intensified, we want to continue to solicit for credible information from members of the communities around the area and the general public to unravel the misery behind these dastardly killing.’’ Fadeyi said
This will be the third case of rape and murder of a woman in Ibadan, Oyo state in recent times.
Barakat Bello a student of the Federal College of Animal Health and Production, Moor Plantation, Ibadan, was raped and killed on June 1.
On June 5, a 29-year-old woman, Azeezat Somuyiwa, who was seven months pregnant, was also hacked to death by yet to be identified persons in Oyo state.
Many fear a serial rapist/murderer might be on the loose.
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