It is of growing concerns over the rapid rise of rape cases leading to murder of young women in Nigeria .
Early this month it is recalled that a 22 years old female student, Uwaila Vera Omoziwa was raped and killed at a local parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God in Edo state which drew a lot of concerns leading to protests and around the country.
Today it is reported that a student of the Oke Ogun Polytechnic, Saki in Oyo state, Grace Oshiagwu has been raped and murdered by suspected ritualists in Oyo state.
Rape cases in Oyo state is becoming outrageous as it is recalled that the incident is coming barely two weeks after the death of Barakat Bello a student who was recently raped and murdered in same Akinyele area.
Public Relations Officer of the Oyo State Police Command, Mr. Olugbenga Fadeyi, confirmed the killing to reporters in Ibadan on Sunday.
According to the report, that the victim, was raped and murdered within a church mission building, located at Idi-Ori, Sasa-Ojoo, in Akinyele Local Government Area of Oyo State on Saturday.
The Public Relation Officer said, “One Grace Oshiagwu aged 21 years, was macheted on her head in a church mission building at Idi-ori Area, Shasha, off Expressway by unknown assailant(s) today- 13/06/2020 about 3:00pm.
“Investigation has commenced into the matter and the police tactical teams are on the trail of the assailant(s).
“While efforts are intensified, we want to continue to solicit for credible information from members of the communities around the area and the general public to unravel the mystery behind these dastard killings.