A student of University of Ilorin, Shittu Blessing Omowunmi, has been found raped and murdered.
The faculty of Agriculture student was found naked with her hands and neck tied on Wednesday night in her hostel at Tanke Oke-oko area of Ilorin.
The rapist left a note taped to her body saying “no forgiveness, from University of Ilorin”.
According to the Kwara Police Command, which confirmed the incident, the police have been directed to arrest the perpetrators.
“The Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Bagega, had directed immediate investigation and arrest of the attackers,” Police spokesperson, Ajayi Okasanmi, said.
The statement read, “The deceased stayed with her elder sister. The elder sister came back from work at about 06:00pm on Tuesday, saying that she had tried several times to reach her on the 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.” ~ the statement reads in parts.
“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 parts, her mouth was covered, among others.” ~ Police added.
“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.”