Edo State Police Command has paraded six suspects in the rape and murder of Vera Uwaila Omizuwa, a 100-level student of the University of Benin, Edo back in May 2020.
Omozuwa had survived the initial attack, which occurred inside the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Ikpoba Hill in Benin City, but died shortly after in a hospital.
Johnson Kokumo, the Edo State Commissioner, paraded the suspects on Thursday saying it was a result of a united effort of the police, particularly, the interest shown by the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu.
Kokuma said postmortem confirmed that the victim was raped and also that the suspects had confessed.
The six paraded suspects including two women were; Nelson Ogbebor, Akato Valentine, Tina Samuel, Mary Ade, Nosa Osabohien and Collins Ulegbe.
The Police Commissioner said, “What we are seeing today, is a result of the uniting efforts of the police to get at the root of the crime, and today, I announce to you and making public through this medium that the perpetrators have been arrested.”