Olajide Omowumi Blessing, a student of the University of Ilorin has been allegedly raped to death.
The deceased, a 300 – level student of the Agricultural Science Department of the University, hails from Oke-Opin in Ekiti local government area of Kwara state.
The ugly incident happened on Tuesday, June 1, in Tanke, Ilorin where the deceased was said to be staying with her elder sister.
When contacted, Sp. Ajayi Okasanmi, the Kwara Police Command spokesperson confirmed the incident.
According to the police spokesman, “The deceased stayed with her elder sister. The elder sister came back from work at about 06:00 pm on Tuesday, saying that she had tried severally to reach her on phone but couldn’t as the phone kept ringing.
“She came back from work to meet the door of her apartment locked and couldn’t gain entry despite repeated knocks on the door. She then called some neighbors who helped to break open the door.
“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 don’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”.
According to Okasanmi, the Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Bagega, has been briefed and has directed immediate investigation and arrest of the attackers, adding that the Command has launched a manhunt on the perpetrators.