Nigerian student killed in church
There is anger in Nigeria succeeding the killing of a 22-year-old student, Uwavera Omozuwa in a church.
The hashtag #JusticeForUwa is trending in Nigeria, with her family alluring for help to track down her killers.
Uwavera had been studying in a “quiet” church not far from her home in Benin City when she was murdered, her sister, Judith, told BBC Pidgin.
The student, who niched of becoming a nurse, died in hospital on Saturday, three days after the attack.
Her family said they were call from a woman at the Redeemed Christian Church of God on Wednesday evening.
*Uwavera was taken to hospital after a security guard found her, her skirt torn and her shirt covered in blood, Judith Omozuwa said.*
Nonetheless, a police spokesperson in southern Edo State, whose capital is Benin City, told BBC Pidgin that they were making findings about the occurrence as a murder, not a rape, case.
The student died succeeding a fight at the church, the spokesperson added, without further clarification.