The Edo state Police Command has confirmed the arrests of a suspect connected to the rape and murder of Miss Vera Uwaila Omozuwa a 100-level microbiology student of the University of Benin.
Confirming the arrest on her twitter handle, @abikedabiri, chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa said the arrest was facilitated through the thumbprint of the suspect on the fire extinguisher use in attacking the victim.
She said, “Vera Omozuwa: Police arrest suspect linked to the murder of UNIBEN student.
“According to the spokesman of Edo Police Command, Chidi Nwabuzor, the suspect was arrested after the fingerprint on the fire extinguisher she was attacked with was examined.
The police said more investigation is ongoing and more suspects will be arrested in the coming days.