Jefferson Ibiwale, Benin
The police in Edo State has confirmed that the death of an unidentified middle-aged woman, who was allegedly and attacked raped by suspected Fulani cattle rearers in Edo State.
Police public relations officer of the state, Noble Uwoh, a deputy superintendent of Police, said the body of the deceased has since been recovered.
Uwoh narrated that the woman, along with her 18-year-old son, were accosted while returning from their farm at Odighi community in Ovia North East local government area last Tuesday but while the son managed to escape, the woman was raped to death.
The police spokesman said three suspects have been arrested over the alleged rape and murder of the woman.
He gave the names of the suspects simply as Mohammed, Isah and Yusuf.