The news and investigation of the rape and murder case of Omozuwa in Benin city is still fresh in memory.
Again, Shomuyiwa Azeezat, 29, has been reportedly raped and killed in her apartment in Ibadan, Oyo State.
The incident had taken place in the same area where Bello Barakat, a student of Federal College of Animal Health and Production, was raped and stabbed to death.
The case of Azeezat occurred on Thursday night at her apartment in Ijefun Moniya Road, Akinyele Local Government Area of the state.
A big stone was found near her mattress, which was believed to have been used by her assailants to smash her head after the rape.
Azeezat was found in the pool of her blood with injuries on her head as a result of the impact.
Some of her neighbours, who claimed they were oblivious of the sound or noise in the night when the incident happened, were invited by the police for interrogation according to our S’Teller.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, SP Olugbenga Fadeyi, also released a statement on Saturday to confirm the incident and announced the relocation of the Commissioner of Police and his deputies to the area in response to the recent killings.
“The police are aware of the dastardly killing of one Baraka Bello ( f )18-years-old of Oloro Area kraal, Akinyele LGA of Oyo State on 31st May 2020 and one Azezat Somuyiwa ‘f’ aged 29 years of Ijefun Community, Moniya Akinyele LGA, on 5th June 2020.
“It should be noted that immediately the Commissioner of Police got wind of the incident, he relocated his office to the area along with the DC Operations, DC Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Area Commander, Moniya, DPOs Moniya and Ojoo with all the police tactical teams in company with Special Assistant (SA) and Executive Assistant (EA) Security from Oyo State Government House.
“The Commissioner of Police, therefore, wishes to use this medium to put the records straight that Azezat Somuyiwa ‘female’ aged 29 years of Ijefun Community, Moniya, that was killed in the early hours of 5th June 2020 by some assailants was smashed with stone in the head.”