– Nigerians Demand Justice For Uwa, 22-Year-Old Girl Raped, Killed While Reading Inside Church In Benin
A 22-year-old 100-level student of Microbiology at the University of Benin, Edo State, Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, has been raped and brutally killed by unknown assailants.
It was gathered that the unfortunate incident took place three days ago in a Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) where the victim went to read.
Omozuwa was left unconscious after being raped and smashed in the head with a fire extinguisher in the church located at Ikpoba Hill area of Benin City, the state capital.
Despite being rushed to the intensive care unit of a hospital, Omozuwa died as a result of the injuries sustained during the inhumane incident.
Since images of the incident went viral on social media, many Nigerians took to Twitter, using the hashtag #JusticeForUwa to demand that perpetrators of the gruesome crime be brought to book.
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This gruesome killing comes few day after a 16-year-old, TinaEzekwe was shot dead by a trigger-happy police officer at Iyana-Oworo area of Lagos state.