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19-year-old Barakat Raped And Stabbed To Death In Ibadan

Barakat Raped And Stabbed To Death In Ibadan.

The number of rape cases over the last couple of days has been nothing short of disturbing.

We are yet to get over the rape and gruesome murder of Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, a student of the University of Benin, Edo State, and also the rape of a 12-year-old girl named Tina in Jigawa, another young female student named Barakat Bello has been raped and stabbed to death in Ibadan, Oyo State.

It was reported that the 19-year-old student of the Institute of Agriculture, Research and Training, Ibadan, was attacked and killed while in her parents’ house within the Akinyele area of Ibadan on Monday evening.

Barakat Raped And Stabbed To Death In Ibadan
The late Barakat

Father of the deceased, Kasimu Elepo, disclosed to SaharaReporters that he and the sister of the deceased were out of the house when the incident occurred.

According to him, the victim’s sister found Barakat’s body at the rear of the house during a pool of her blood when she returned from Quranic lessons that fateful day.

He said, “I wasn’t reception when the incident happened. The younger sister wasn’t reception too, she went for Quranic lessons but when she returned home, she saw her at the rear of the house with deep cuts everywhere her body. She had been raped and killed.

“Somebody called me on the phone that I should click but he refused to inform me what happened. once I got home, I saw that my daughter had been raped and stabbed to death.”

The suspect is yet to be identified. Mr. Elepo also reported that investigation is ongoing by the police within the area.

May her soul rest in peace

RIP, Barakat

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