Woman robbed of N30,000, gang raped and murdered in Edo state

"Woman robbed of N30,000, gang raped and murdered in Edo state, Nigeria"
From the reports gathered from Facebook, On Friday, The Edo state Police command arrested three suspects who killed a female trader after they raped her with N30,000 and also Gang raped her along the Evbuosa road near Obozogbe In Orhionmwon Local Government.

It was reported that the Woman was on her way to market as the suspects robbed her and also Dragged her at the bush where they raped her to death .

The vigilante group in the area said some persons who were on the farm heard the woman screaming but could not find her when they got to the scene because the suspects dragged her further into the bush.

According to vigilante member, a shirt was found in the area was used to trace the owner in the community.

The owner later identified as Destiny Osa was subsequently arrested by the locals and handed over to men of the Ugo Police Division, who in turn handed him over to men of the Anti Kidnapping and Cyber Crime Unit of the Edo State Police Command for further investigation.

Upon interrogation, Destiny Osa told the police how they attacked, robbed, raped and murdered the woman in the bush at about 7 am on December 19, 2020 and took the police to arrest two other members of the gang, Etim Zion and Samuel Jeremiah, both from Akwa Ibom state.

Destiny Osa later led the police and another investigative team to the site the woman was gang-raped where her wrapper and hair attachment were recovered.

Confirming the arrest, spokesperson of the command, Chidi Nwabuzor, said body of the trader was deposited in the mortuary for autopsy and further investigation.

Nwabuzor, said no one had come to claim her body and advised anyone whose family member left home since Saturday, December 19, 2020 to Evbuosa and had not returned home to contact the office of the Anti Kidnapping/Cyber Crime Unit of the Edo State police command in Benin city.

The spokesperson assured that the suspect would be charged to court for prosecution.


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