A 20-year-old student of Bathelomew College of Health Technology (BCHT) in Kwara State, Abdulrahman Safau Omowumi, has allegedly been raped and murdered at Gerewu, Ilorin.
The young girl who was declared missing since last month was found on Sunday with matchet cuts on her head and she was suspected to have been raped.
A family member of the deceased said: “Omowumi, until her death, was undergoing her internship at ABEBI Hospital, Gerewu, and temporarily living with her uncle at Gerewu, due to proximity to her place of attachment.
“She left home on Saturday, 27th of June, 2020, around 4pm and she did not return home till Sunday morning. The family reported to the police.
“The police later found her corpse beside a river at Oko-ọba, Gerewu, on Sunday, with matchet cuts on her head and she was suspected to have been raped.
‘Her corpse was deposited at the Ilorin General Hospital morgue before she was finally buried at the Muslim cemetery on Thursday 2nd of July, 2020.”