Edo State: Sales Girl Raped to Death

Edo, Nigeria – On Monday the 7th of October, a 17-year-old salesgirl, Miss Peace Onaiwu, was allegedly raped to death by yet-to-be known assailants inside her shop at Uwasota Junction, Ugbowo, Benin City.

Onaiwu’s body was found in the shop at 4.55pm her panties pulled aside while her head was covered with a black cellophane bag.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Chidi Nwabuzor, said operatives of the Ugbowo Police Division went there to remove the corpse and stated that a case of rape and possible ritual were also being looked at by the operatives.

He further said the homicide section of the state police command headquarters had commenced investigation and suspects have been arrested.

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