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Suspect Linked To Murder Of UNIBEN Student Arrested

The Edo State police command said it has arrested a suspect linked to the murder of Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, a student of the University of Benin, who was raped by unknown persons inside a Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) parish in Benin City, the Edo State capital, and later died.

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Chidi Nwabuzor, spokesperson of the police command, who confirmed the arrest, told journalists that the suspect was nabbed through his fingerprint on the fire extinguisher the deceased was attacked with.

Nwabuzor stated that police personnel of the command apprehended the suspect, after the area commander of Ikpoba Hill mobilized his men to investigate the killing.

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“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.

“The suspect was arrested around the place of the incident,” he said.

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Omozuwa’s death caused outrage across the country on social media, including reactions from notable Nigerians.

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