Protest in Edo over rape and murder of pregnant wife

Mrs Queen Igbinevbo who was raped and murdered in Benin
Tochi Juliet

A protest has ensued in Benin after the rape and murder of Mrs Queen Igbinevbo.

Mrs Queen Igbinevbo is the pregnant wife of one of the Edo politicians, Comrade Promise Igbinevbo; she has been reported dead after she was raped and murdered in her home.

It's reported that the deceased was alone at her home in Benin when her attackers gained entrance into the house through the ceiling.

According to LIB report, it was disclosed that the intruders had come in search of her husband, Comrade Promise Igbinevbo, who is a Governorship Campaign Coordinator. However, when they didn't find him at home, they raped and murdered his wife.

Mrs Queen was discovered by neighbours who were worried that they had not seen her in a while.

A source said, "When we could not see Queen, I came to check if she was okay because she lives alone, we met her naked, blood and foam was coming out of her mouth. There was semen all over her body.

We had to call her husband, who is staying in another place."

The murder of Queen Igbinevbo sparked a demonstration in Benin as protesters took to Edo State Police Command to demand justice for the deceased.

Miss Vera Uwa was also raped and murdered in the same state.

According to the report, Miss Vera, a 100-Level student of the Department of Microbiology was raped and killed by some unknown person while reading in a Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, in Benin City.

The death of Miss Vera has sparked so many rape stories in the nation as victims of rape who were silence started speaking up.

Protest against rape has been led by different individuals, including Nigerian celebrities.

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