Metro

Four men raped female Undergraduate to death inside RCCG Church

A 22-year-old undergraduate, identified as Uwa Omozuwa, was raped by four guys and left to die in a Redeemed Christian of Church (RCCG) auditorium in Benin, Edo State.

Uwa, who is a 100 level student of the University of Benin, UNIBEN, was said to have visited the church to read on Wednesday, before the four men pounced on her to defile her.

The incident has created outcry on social media with many Nigerians shocked over the brutal treatment meted out to the deceased said to be a brilliant student by colleagues.

The Microbiology undergraduate student, who was rushed to the hospital by a guard that found her in a pool of her blood, narrated her ordeals at the hospital before she gave up the ghost on Saturday.


The case was reported at the Oregbeni Police Station, Benin.

Upon hearing the news of her death, Nigerians on Twitter were outraged and the hashtag “#JusticeforUWA, has been trending since then. They wondered how the incident, that reportedly took place in the church, had no one around to rescue the girl.

Edo All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship Aspirant, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu said: “I am deeply saddened to learn about Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, a 100 level student of the department of Microbiology, UNIBEN, who was the victim of a brutal rape and murder that took place on May 27th in Benin. My deepest condolences are with her family and friends #JusticeForUwa.”

Mercy Eke tweeted: “This is so heartbreaking. Broken heart how did we get here Loudly crying face #JusticeForUwa.”

Lots of tweet have been tweeted in support of the hashtag, and the police have called upon to make the suspects face the wrath of the law.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button