Premium Times reports that in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State, a student identified as Grace Oshiagwu was reportedly r*ped and killed, the third in the state in two weeks time. Her body was found in a mission building within the church.
The deceased, 21, was a student of The Oke-Ogun Polytechnic National Diploma, Saki. The incident was confirmed by local residents and police who just reported her killing.
The attack on Ms Oshiagwu occurred in Idi-ori Area, off Shasha Expressway, Akinyele Local Government Area in Ibadan on Saturday.
A local resident who requested not to be identified for security purposes talked about how the body of the victim was located.
“It was evident enough that she was r*ped. One could see blood all over her body and the cut on her head,” the source said.
“It happened close to my area. I was scared. Grace hardly talked or abused anyone. She was easy going. Only God knows those that killed her. Her family has been thrown into sorrow,” another resident of the area said late Saturday.
The latest incident was confirmed by Olugbenga Fadeyi, the spokesperson of the Oyo State Police Command.
“One 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,” Mr Fadeyi said in a statement.
He said investigation has commenced and urged the public to assist with information to apprehend the killers.
Our correspondent also gathered that the corpse of Ms Oshiagwu has been deposited at Adeoyo State Hospital in Ring road, Ibadan, for autopsy.