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Police confirm NewsWireNGR report on the murder of Unilorin female student, raped to death

The Kwara State Police Command has confirmed the death of a female student in University of Ilorin, Olajide Omowunmi Blessing who was raped to death.

The deceased, who is a 300-level student of the Agricultural Science Department was reported to have been raped to death in her Tanke, Ilorin home on Tuesday.

The rapist left a note on the lifeless body of the victim that read “No forgiveness from the University of Ilorin”. The identification card of the student was also placed on the body.

Confirming the incident in a statement on Thursday, the Kwara Police Command Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Bagega said he has directed an immediate investigation and arrest of the attacker.

The statement read, “The deceased stayed with her elder sister. The elder sister came back from work at about 06:00pm on Tuesday, saying that she had tried several times to reach her on the 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 parts, 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.”

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