#JusticeforUWA: UNIBEN undergraduate raped in church, dies

A 22-year-old University of Benin (UNIBEN) undergraduate, Uwa Omozuwa, has died from injured sustained after four men reportedly raped her in a Redeemed Christian of Church (RCCG) auditorium in Benin, Edo State.

She was said to have visited the RCCG Edo Province 10, Ikpoba Hill Benin, last Wednesday to read before the rapists pounced on her.

The incident has created outcry on social media with many Nigerians shocked over the brutal treatment meted out to the deceased said to be a brilliant student by colleagues.

She was reportedly attacked with a fire extinguisher by the men, who raped and left her for dead.

The Nation learnt a security guard reportedly discovered her in a pool of her blood before she was rushed to the University of Benin Teaching Hospital.

It was gathered the Microbiology undergraduate later narrated her ordeals while on admission before succumbing to injuries on Saturday.

The case was reported at the Oregbeni Police Station, Benin.

Twitter users were outraged on Sunday, urging the police to bring her killers to book.

Trending as #JusticeforUWA, they wondered how the incident took place inside a church auditorium with no one around to rescue her.

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