A 17-year-old sales girl identified as Peace Onaiwu was found dead on Monday, October 7 at a shop she works in.
According to reports, the deceased was found with her head covered with a black cellophane bag.
Her panties were pulled aside suggesting she was raped to death.
The tragic incident occurred at Uwasota Junction in Ugbowo community of Benin City.
The state’s police spokesperson, DSP Chidi Nwabuzor who confirmed the sad report revealed that an arrest has been made after investigators at the homicide section of the state police command headquarters commenced an investigation.
He also revealed that the corpse of the deceased which was found by 4:55pm has been removed by policemen attached to Ugbowo Police Division.
In conclusion, he revealed that a case of rape and possible ritual is being looked into by the investigators.