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A 20-year-old girl named Precious Aigbokhode has been raped and murdered in Agenebode, headquarters of Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo state.
African News Today received reports that the girl bled to death after being stabbed multiple times by her rapists on Sunday.
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Public Relations Officer for Edo State Police Command, SP Chidi Nwabuzor, revealed that a suspect named Zachariah has been arrested in connection with the case
He also confirmed that the case was reported to the station by the elder brother of the deceased girl, adding that when the police got to the scene, they found the corpse with marks of multiple knife stabs.
“On the 17th July, 2022 about 14:25hrs one Paul of Otuokwe reported at Agenebode Police Station that about 12:30hrs of same day the corpse of his younger sister one Precious Aigbokhode, 20yrs was found at Pandaponti Street.
“Based on the report the Divisional Crime Officer (DCO) mobilised his men and moved to the scene where the corpse was observed with marks of violence on it, multiple knife stabbing all over her body. One Zachariah is helping in the police investigation”.
Chidi Nwabuzor disclosed that the body had been photographed and moved to a mortuary for autopsy and preservation.