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17-yr-old sales girl raped to death in Benin City

17-yr-old sales girl raped to death in Benin City

A 17-year-old salesgirl, Peace Onaiwu, was on Monday discovered dead inside her shop located at Uwasota Junction, Ugbowo, Benin City after she was allegedly raped to death by yet-to-be known assailants.

The late Onaiwu’s body was found in the shop at 4.55pm with her panties pulled aside while her head was covered with a black cellophane bag.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Chidi Nwabuzor, whle confirming the development to journalists, said operatives of the Ugbowo Police Division went there to remove the corpse.

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Nwabuzor also revealled that arrest had been made as investigators at the homicide section of the state police command headquarters had commenced investigation.

He however hinted that a case of rape and possible ritual killing were also being looked at by the operatives.

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