Eight nabbed for rape and murder of UNILORIN student - Blessing, to appear in court on Wednesday.

Eight suspects involved in the murder and rape of Olajide Blessing, a 300-level agricultural science of the University of Ilorin are now cooling off with the Department of State Services (DSS)

Blessing was gagged before her attackers raped her to death and left her with injuries all over her body at her Tanke residence, University road, Ilorin.

It will be recalled that the incident attracted reactions from across the country as people including civil society organizations demanded that the perpetrators of the dastardly act be brought to justice.

Several DSS sources confirmed the development, adding that the suspects are helping the service with the investigation.

But when contacted for comment on their arrest, the spokesperson of DSS, Nnochirionye Afunanya, requested that a text message be sent.

He was yet to respond to the message after over seven hours before this report was filed.

But the Kwara State Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), Mumini Jimoh (SAN), confirmed that some suspects had been arrested over the issue and will be arraigned before Justice I.A. Yusuf on Wednesday.

Patmos Media Line had reported that rape cases were rampart with UNILORIN students as majority of them leave off campus. By our Reporter.

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