A young female student named Barakat Bello has been raped and stabbed to death in Ibadan, Oyo State, by yet to be identified persons.
According to SaharaReporters, the 19-year-old student of Institute of Agriculture, Research and Training, Ibadan, was attacked and killed while in her parents’ house in the Akinyele area of Ibadan on Monday evening.
Father of the deceased, Kasimu Elepo, who confirmed the incident, said he was not at home when the incident occurred.
According to him, the victim’s sister found Barakat’s body at the back of the house in a pool of her blood when she returned from Quaranic lessons that fateful day.
Barakat has been buried in accordance with Islamic rites.
He said, “I was not at home when the incident happened. The younger sister was not at home too, she went for Quaranic lessons but when she returned home, she saw her at the back of the house with deep cuts all over her body. She had been raped and killed.
“Somebody called me on the phone that I should come home but he refused to tell me what happened. When I got home, I saw that my daughter had been raped and stabbed to death.”