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Outrage as 100-level UNIBEN student was gang-raped and murdered inside church

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UNIBEN student was gang-raped and murdered inside church

Outrage as 100-level UNIBEN student was gang-raped and murdered inside church.

The management of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) yesterday confirmed the death of one of its students, 22-year-old Miss Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, who was gang-raped and clubbed to death by yet-to-be-identified persons. The incident took place inside the Ikpoba Hill branch of Redeemed Christian Church of God, in Benin City, Edo State.

The victim was beaten on May 13, where she went to study. She died on May 31, 18 days after, at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital. She was 22 years old. It was gathered that the Ikpoba Hill branch of the church where the incident occurred was on Sunday morning set ablaze allegedly by angry students of the university.

The 100-Level student of the Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Life Sciences of the institution, was said to have gone to the church to read when her assailants pounced on her and hit her with a fire extinguisher after raping her.

News of her attack was first published in the newsletter of the Students Union Government (SUG) of the university. According to a source, the church security officer had gone to collect keys to the church from its keeper when he was told that there was someone already in the church.

“He got to the church only to find the girl in critical condition and in a pool of blood with the blood-stained fire extinguisher near her. He ran back to inform the keeper and his wife, who went to the church to meet her lifeless.

“After careful observation, it was noticed that she moved her hand and she was immediately rushed to the hospital. It was at there that she revealed she was reading alone that night when the unknown men came into the church, beat her, raped her and hit her head with a fire extinguisher. They left her dead,” the source explained.

The member of the university SUG who pleaded anonymity explained that the victim was beaten to a pulp and later died at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), where she was rushed to for treatment on Saturday night. The Guardian investigation revealed that the victim died at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital on Saturday after all frantic efforts to save her.

The university, in a statement on Sunday, said it shares in the pain of the family of the victim. While commiserating with the bereaved family on the loss of their dear daughter, Vice Chancellor, Prof. Salami, prayed God to grant her soul peaceful rest. The Vice Chancellor then used the opportunity to call on students of the institution and indeed all young people to be wary of the company they keep and the places that they visit.

A statement endorsed by the Public Relations Officer of UNIBEN, Dr. Benedicta Ehanire, noted that loosing a child at this time compounds the hardship brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. “We believe that at this time when the pandemic has created so much concern to everyone, loosing a child compounds the present situation. We share in the pain of the family. It is expected of the management to take some action. In this regard, a delegation is being sent to commiserate with her family,” Ehanire said.

Meanwhile, the police in Edo State said they are searching for people who might have witnessed the assault that led to the death of the student. “As at the day of the incident, she was in a coma, so the police could not obtain a statement from her on what happened,” the police spokesperson in Edo, Chidi Nwabuzor, said yesterday.

“It is unfortunate that no person is coming out as an eyewitness to give an account of what happened,” he added. Nwabuzor, a deputy superintendent of police, said the victim’s father, Johnson Omozuwa, who reported the incident to the police, is “a hearsay witness” because he was not at the scene of the crime. “He couldn’t tell us who the suspects are.”

The Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, has, however, ordered the police to fish out those responsible for the brutal killing of Omozuwa. In a statement, Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, said Governor Obaseki has mandated the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and other relevant security agencies to fish out the culprits, who perpetrated the dastardly act and bring them to justice. The governor is deeply saddened by the news of the death of Miss Vera Uwaila Omozuwa.”

On Twitter, many Nigerians expressed concern about the government’s failure to tackle gender-based violence, and questioned whether parents were bringing up boys properly.

Source: Guardian.ng

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Rapper Snow Billy Claims Legendary DJ Kay Slay Died Of AIDS

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DJ Kay Slay Allegedly Died Of AIDS

A former friend of DJ Kay Slay is spreading a very disturbing rumor about him – saying that he knows what truly killed the legendary NYC DJ. This former friend is telling people on Clubhouse that Kay Slay “died of AIDS.”

Snow Billy, is a former friend of Kay Slay and NYC rapper who once managed Tekashi 6ix9ine. He went on Clubhouse yesterday and told his listeners, “DJ/rapper Kay Slay had full blown AIDS.”

Officially, Kay Slay’s family released a statement at the time of his death – saying that the legendary DJ passed away after a long bout of Covid-19. The family did not reveal any other comorbidity that may have contributed to his death.

We are not able to confirm the veracity of Snow Billy’s statements – and it doesn’t appear that he has any evidence to back up his claims either.

But even without any evidence, Snow Billy’s ‘AIDS’ rumor is spreading like wildfire all over social media.

Listen to the hundreds of people on Clubhouse discussing the rumor that Snow Billy started. We’re not posting the audio here, because it contains a lot of bad language, and many questionable assertions.

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Texas Man Punched In The Face After Telling Child To Be Quiet At A Restaurant

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According to reports gathered A Texas man was punched in the face by a parent after he reportedly told their child to “be quiet” at a taco restaurant.

The Brownsville Police Department is currently searching for a man who punched the reported victim on Easter Sunday at the Taco de Marcelos restaurant.

In a statement, police said: “the male subject got up from the table and started assaulting another customer. The male subject then exited the location and left the area.”

“The only other detail we can release is that the victim told the suspect’s child to be quiet because they were trying to eat. And the subject got mad and went over there and started punching the victim.”

The suspect is reportedly still on the loose and no one has come forward with his identity

Investigator Martin Sandoval said the victim had “a couple of bruises” but appeared to be fine despite the unexpected attack. In a video clip provided by police, the suspect appears to be a white male wearing a red T-shirt, black shorts, and sneakers.

However, the public has not reached out to the police about the suspect’s identity.

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DaBaby “Shot Home Intruder in the Leg” at North Carolina Estate

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According to reports circulating the internet, there was a shooting at DaBaby’s estate in North Carolina earlier today and DaBaby was home when the incident happened.

Around 7:45 p.m. on April 14th, Troutman Police officers went to the home on Stillwater Road after receiving a call about a shooting at the rapper’s estate. When officers arrived, they found a person with a gunshot wound that was not life-threatening to their “lower extremities,” Troutman Police Chief Josh Watson told The Charlotte Observer.

DaBaby was inside the home at the time of the shooting, Watson said, adding that the person was shot on the football field outside of the home. The identity of the injured person was not revealed.

TMZ now reports citing law enforcement sources that DaBaby was the one who shot the intruder. The rapper reportedly exchanged words with the person and soon after shot him in the leg. DaBaby then called 911 and has been cooperative with cops.

WSOC TV reports that someone called 911 and told the dispatcher, “I shot him in his leg.”

“OK. And why did you do that?” the dispatcher asked.

“He’s trespassing on my property,” the man told the dispatcher. “(Inaudible) about my name. I don’t know what he’s here for. What he’s here to take. What he’s here to do. He’s neutralized until you guys get here.”

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