ANOTHER FEMALE STUDENT, GRACE OSHIAGWU RAPED, MURDERED
As stakeholders and human rights groups continues to campaign against rape and violence against women and children, another girl, named Grace Oshiagwu has sadly become the latest victim of rape and murder.
The 21-year-old who was a National Diploma (ND) student of Oke Ogun Polytechnic, Saki, Oyo State was killed in Shasha area of Ibadan.
The incident occurred just two weeks after 18-year old Barakat Bello and 29-year old Azeezat Shomuyiwa were also murdered in Akinyele area of the city.
Reports have it that, Grace Oshiagwu was raped and killed on Saturday at her parents’ residence around Idi Ori, Shasha.
Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of Oyo State Police Command, Olugbenga Fadeyi in a statement confirmed the development.
The statement disclosed that the Police have commenced investigation into the incident.
Fadeyi said, “One Grace Oshiagwu ‘f’ aged 21 years was macheted on her head in a Church Mission building at Idi-ori Area Shasha off expressway by unknown assailant (s) on Saturday, June 13th about 3.00 pm.
“Investigation has commenced into the matter and the Police tactical teams are on the trail of the assailant(s).
“While efforts intensified, we want to continue to solicit for credible information from members of the communities around the area and the general public to unravel the misery behind these dastard killings”.
Fadeyi reportedly added that her corpse had been deposited at Adeoyo State Hospital Ring Road, Ibadan for autopsy.
Meanwhile, friends of late Grace have taken to social media to mourn her death.