Published On: Mon, Jun 9th, 2014
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Fulani Cattle Rearers Rape Woman To Death In Edo State

It has been reported that an unidentified middle-aged woman has been attacked and raped to death by suspected Fulani cattle rearers in Edo state.‬

The victim who was said to be in company of her 18-year old son, was said to have been attacked by the hoodlums while returning from farm at Odighi community in Ovia North East local government area of Edo State.

Her son was reported to have escaped while his mother was raped to death.

Following the bizarre incident by the suspected cattle rearers, some farmers in the community reportedly lodged complaint at the Ekiadolor Divisional police headquarters.

The body of the deceased has since been recovered by men of the Ekiadolor police division.

Edo State Police Command Public Relations officer (PPRO), DSP Noble Uwoh who confirmed the incident said three suspects have been arrested.

He gave the names of the suspects simply as Mohammed, Isah and Yusuf.

“The woman along with her 18-year old son was accosted while returning from farm.

Her son managed to escape while the woman was raped to death by the suspects,” Uwoh confirmed.

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