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IBADAN: Another Female Student Raped And Stabbed To Death In Parents’ House

Valentine Chinyem

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Yet another young student has had life snuffed from her, when she was brutally raped and killed in the Akinyele area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, by yet to be identified persons.

Thr victim Barakat Bello, 19, it was gathered was a student of Institute of Agriculture, Research and Training, Ibadan, was attacked and killed while in her parents’ house on Monday evening.

Mr. Kasimu Elepo, father of the victim, who spoke with newsmen said he was not at home when the incident occurred, adding that his other daughter and sister to the deceased was also out of the house at the time the tragic incident occurred.

According to him, Barakat’s body found at the back of the house in a pool of her blood, when her sister returned from Quaranic lessons that fateful day.

He said, “I was not at home when the incident happened. The younger sister was not at home too, she went for Quaranic lessons but when she returned home, she saw her at the back of the house with deep cuts all over her body. She had been raped and killed.

“Somebody called me on the phone that I should come home but he refused to tell me what happened. When I got home, I saw that my daughter had been raped and stabbed to death.”

Elepo, also added the matter has been reported to the police in the area had, and they have begun an investigation.

This is coming less than a week after another female an undergraduate of the University of Benin, Vera Uwaila was raped and murdered in cold blood inside a Redeemed Church in Ikpoba Hill area of Benin, Edo state.