21-year-old female student of Oke-Ogun Polytechnic, Grace Oshiagwu, has been raped and murdered inside a church in Ibadan, Oyo State.
Barely two weeks ago, 18-year-old Barakat Bello and 29-year-old Azeezat Shomuyiwa were raped and murdered in Akinyele area of the state.
In a statement on Sunday, Oyo State Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO), Olugbenga Fadiya confirmed that Oshiagwu was also killed to death by unknown assailant in the same Akinyele area of the city.
According to him, the deceased was macheted on the head in a church building in Idi-ori area of Shasha, off Expressway, by unknown assailant at about 3 p.m. on Saturday.
“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 said that the corpse of the deceased had been deposited at Adeoyo State Hospital, Ring Road, Ibadan, for autopsy.