Suspected Killer Of UNIBEN Student, Uwa Omozuwa Arrested
The Edo state police command have arrested one suspect allegedly linked to the gang that raped and killed a 100-level Microbiology student of UNIBEN, Uwaila Vera Omozuwa.
Chairperson of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, confirmed the development on her twitter handle @abikedabiri.
She hinted the police carried out the arrest through the thumbprint of the suspect on the fire extinguisher with which Omozuwa was attacked.
Spokesman of Edo Police Command, Chidi Nwabuzor also confirmed the arrest.
“The item used in the assault, which was a fire extinguisher, was recovered, immediately the operatives who were with some specialists screened the finger prints which led to our suspect.
“Around the place of the incident, the suspect was arrested,” Nwabuzor said.
The death of Uwa has raised concerns and stirred reactions from notable figures, as well as Nigerians on the social media.
The Inspector general of Police, IGP Adamu disclosed that investigative aids have been deployed to Edo to help speed up the investigations.
He assured that the perpetrators of the crime will be brought to book in the shortest possible time.