Olajide Omowumi Blessing, was brutally raped and murdered by unknown persons at her sister’s residence in Tanke area of the Ilorin, the Kwara state capital.
The deceased was a 300 Level student of the University of Ilorin Agricultural Science Department, and hailed from Oke-Opin community in the Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara State.
Spokesperson of the State Police Command, Okasanmi Ajayi, who confirmed the incident on Thursday, said Omowumi 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 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 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.
Friends of the deceased have taken to Facebook to mourn her.