Raped Victim, Uwaila Omozuwa, Buried In Benin

Omozuwa was buried at the ‘Third Cemetary’ in New Benin, Benin-city, with family members, friends, and well-wishers in attendance.

22-year-old Vera Uwaila Omozuwa was raped and killed in a Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) church where she went to read during the weekend / Photo credit: guardian.ng
22-year-old Vera Uwaila Omozuwa was raped and killed in a Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) church where she went to read during the weekend / Photo credit: guardian.ng

The remains of Uwaila Omozuwa, the 100-level microbiology undergraduate at the University of Benin, who was raped and attacked violently in Benin-city, was laid to rest on Friday.

Omozuwa was buried at the ‘Third Cemetary’ in New Benin, Benin-city, with family members, friends, and well-wishers in attendance.

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Prior to the interment, a funeral service was held for her at the Redeemed Christian Church of God (Peace Sanctuary), Edo Province 10 Headquarters, located along WAEC road, Aduwawa.

She was allegedly gang-raped and bludgeoned in a church at the Agbor park axis in Benin-city in May.

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She died days later at the hospital while recovering from injuries sustained during the violent attack.

In August, the police paraded six persons arrested in connection with the crime.

CREDIT: CHANNEL TV

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