Iniobong Umoren raped and killed after looking for job opportunity

  

The worst that people feared about the missing Akwa Ibom woman has happened: Iniobong Umoren, the Philosophy graduate of the University of Uyo, who left her home for a supposedly job interview in the outskirt of Uyo, has been raped and killed by a man who said he had a job opportunity for her.


The sad development was confirmed, Sunday afternoon, by the police in Akwa Ibom State.


The police spokesperson in the state, Odiko MacDon, identified the suspect as 20-year-old Uduak Akpan.


The suspect, said to be a serial rapist, killed the missing woman and buried her in a shallow grave in his father’s house, after raping her.


“On 30/04/2021, the Command received a report on the disappearance of the victim.


“Following available leads, men of the Anti-Kidnapping Squad of the Command, led by CSP Inengiye Igosi, consolidated on the initial great progress made by the DPO Uruan, SP Samuel Ezeugo and arrested the perpetrator who confessed to have lured his victim to his house in the guise of giving her a job, but ended up sexually and physically assaulting her which led to her death.


“To cover his tracks, he dragged and buried her in a shallow grave in his father’s compound,” Mr MacDon, a superintendent of police, said in the statement.


The body of the woman has been exhumed and deposited at the University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Uyo, the police said.


“Suspect is a confessed serial rapist who has owned up to the raping of other victims.

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