University Of Benin Student Reportedly Passes Away After Being Raped In A Church

Miss Vera Uwaila Umozuwa
Miss Vera Uwaila Umozuwa

A 100-level-student of microbiology at the University of Benin, Edo state has died after being allegedly raped inside a church in the city.

Miss Vera Uwaila Umozuwa, aged 22, was reading inside a church in the city when the attackers surrounded and raped her.

Miss Vera Uwaila Umozuwa

The attackers allegedly smashed a fire extinguisher on her head and left her unconscious around Ikpoba Hill area of Benin city where she lived with her parents.

Vera suffered a major injury and was rushed to the hospital where she subsequently died.

The case has been reported to Oregbeni Police Station, but nothing has been done about it so far.

Her friends and family have now taken to social media to demand action, using the hashtag #JusticeForUwa.


Click on the comment box below and leave us your thoughts. Thank you.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here