The police in Edo state have arrested and paraded the suspects behind the rape and gruesome murder of 100 level student of the University of Benin, Uwaila Vera Omozuwa.
The suspects are Nelson Ogbebor, Akato Valentine, Mrs Tina SamueL Mrs Mary Ade, Nosa Osabohien and Collins Ulegbe.
One of the suspects alleged that a lady sent them to kill her for ritual purposes.
The suspect alleged that she offered them N1 million to use a handkerchief to clean the private part of the deceased and bring her blood to her.
When interrogated, the landlady denied the allegation. One of the women was arrested for preventing the police from arresting her son.
The state Commissioner of Police, Johnson Kokumo, told newsmen that a post-mortem conducted on late Vera confirmed she was raped by the suspects.
CANDIIDONLINE recalls that Omozua, a 100-level Microbiology student of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), was confirmed dead after being raped and beaten inside her local church.
The 22-year-old student who goes to read everyday at The Redeemed Christian Church of God, Edo Province 10, Ikpoba Hill, Benin, was attacked with a fire extinguisher by unknown men on Wednesday, May 27.
The arrest is coming three months after the incident which sparked outrage on social media occurred.
It appears the security agents are waking up to their responsibilities as the serial killer, Sunday Shodipe, who terorrised Ibadan, Oyo State at about the same period has also been arrested.
CANDIIDONLINE however gathered that Shodipe escaped from police custody but was rearrested after some days.
He also confessed to have killed a woman during the period which he escaped.