Edo Police Command Confirms Attack And Killing Of One Vera Uwaila Omosuwa.

Hyacinth Chinweuba

Edo Police Command has ordered the transfer of case of death of one Vera Uwaila Omosuwa, from Ikpoba Hill Division to the State C.I.D., Benin

According to spokesman of the Command, Chidi Nwabuzor, “On Wednesday the 27th of May, 2020, the Divisional Police Officer in-charge of Ikpoba Hill Divisional Headquarters, Benin City received a complaint from one Elder Johnson Omosuwa of No. 3, Michael Avenue, Ohovbe Quarters, Ikpoba Hill, Benin City that his daughter by the name Vera Uwaila Omosuwa, aged 23 years old was attacked and wounded by unknown hoodlums while she was studying inside the Redeem Christian Church of God at Amadasun Street, Ohovbe, Ikpoba Hill , Benin City.”

Immediately, the DPO mobilized Police operatives to the crime scene in company of the victim’s father, Elder Johnson Omosuwa.

At the scene the Police met the victim in her pool of blood, photographs of the scene was taken, recovered a fire extinguisher cylinder which the hoodlums used in inflicting injuries on the victim and the finger prints on it were lifted during a preliminary investigation while the victim was rushed to Enoma Hospital, Ogbeson Quarters, Ikpoba Hill, Benin City for treatment.

Chibuzor continued, “On the 28th of May, 2020, the management of Enoma Hospital referred her to the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Benin City for further treatment.

Unfortunately, the family of Miss Vera Uwaila Omosuwa broke the news to the DPO Ikpoba Hill Division that she gave up the ghost on Saturday night, the 30th of May, 2020 at UBTH, Benin City.”

Meanwhile, thenCommissioner of Police Edo State Command has ordered for the transfer of the case from Ikpoba Hill Division to the State C.I.D., Benin for a discreet investigation, stating that the Command will leave no stone unturn until the perpetrators of this dastardly act are apprehended.

The Commissioner also called on the general public to come up with any useful information that could lead to the arrest of the hoodlums.

He however called on the general public to remain calm, that justice will be done in this matter.

Meanwhile, the CP has commiserated with the family of Elder Johnson Omosuwa for the death of their daughter and prayed to God to give them the fortitude to bear the loss.

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