Police on the hunt for criminals who raped, murdered university student at her sister’s house


The Nigeria Police Force is now on the hunt for the criminals who brutally raped and murdered a 300 Level University of Ilorin student Olajide Omowunmi Blessing at her sister’s residence in Tanke area of Ilorin, the Kwara state capital.

The incident was confirmed on Thursday by the spokesperson of the State Police Command, Okasanmi Ajayi, who said that the deceased was a student of the Agricultural Science Department from Oke-Opin community in the Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara State.

According to Ajayi, the deceased was found naked with her two hands tied to the back and mouth gagged on Tuesday, June 1

“The deceased stayed with her elder sister. The elder sister came back from work at about 6:00 pm on Tuesday June 1, saying that she had tried severally to reach her on the phone but couldn’t as the phone kept ringing. She came back from work to find the door of her apartment locked and couldn’t gain entry despite repeated knocks on the door. She then called some neighbours who helped to break open the door,” he stated.

“They all met the deceased lying dead on the floor when they entered with her two hands tied to the back, and her mouth gagged. She was met naked, bruises were noticed on her private part, her mouth was covered among others

“Also, a note said to have been written on a piece of paper was placed on her chest containing a message, “Unilorin doesn’t forgive.” The people later informed the police at F’ Division Police Station, who discovered the dead body, snapped the picture, and took the corpse to the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) for autopsy.” he added.

The PPRO said that the state Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Bagega, has directed immediate investigation and arrest of the attackers.



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