A serving member of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC has been reported murdered by unknown rapists, 13 days to her wedding and 29th birthday.
According to The Nation, Miss Omolola Abogunrin, was murdered in a sultry afternoon in the compound of an agriculture research institute located in Apata area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital on Sunday.
The deceased, it was learnt, was raped and strangled beside a stream within the expansive premises of the National Cereal Research Institute, Moor Plantation, Ibadan at about 1:30 pm.
It was learnt that sympathizers confirmed rape and strangulation through the semen found on her private part and nail wounds around her neck respectively on discovering her corpse.
Miss Abogunrin, who was looking forward to her wedding which was scheduled for October 17, the day she would have been 29 years old, was completing her one year compulsory national service in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, as at the time of her death.
While the State Police Command are still on the trail of the murderers, her husband-to-be, Olusola Babalola, has since been arrested and detained.
Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Oyo State, Adekunle Ajisebutu, said Omolola’s corpse has since been deposited at the morgue of state hospital, Adeoyo.
Ajisebutu also disclosed that the case has since been transferred to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the command, stressing that the command would do everything to bring Omolola’s killers to book.