Suspect linked to the Murder of 22years old UNIBEN student arrested

One of the suspect linked to the case of a 22 years old 100 level student of the University of Benin student, Miss Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, who was raped and killed by unknown persons in the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Benin City, has been arrested by the Edo State Police Command. 

The spokesman of Edo Police Command, Chidi Nwabuzor, who confirmed the arrest, told newsmen that the suspect has been arrested through his fingerprint on the fire extinguisher she was attacked with.

The spokesman Chidi Nwabuzor stated that police personnel of the command arrested the suspect after the Area Commander of Ikpoba Hill mobilized his men to investigate the killing.

“The item used in the assault, which was a fire extinguisher, was recovered, immediately the operatives who were with some specialists screened the finger prints which led to our suspect.

“Around the place of the incident, the suspect was arrested,” the spokesman said.

Miss Vera’s death has raised concerns across the country, which led to a protest in Benin and stirred reactions from notable people, as well as Nigerians on the social media.

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