The Nation (Nigeria)

Unilorin rape-murder: DSS tenders 40 exhibits against suspects

- From Adekunle Jimoh,

DEPARTMENT of State Security Service (DSS) yesterday tendered 40 items as exhibits at Ilorin High Court against suspected rapists and killers of 300-level student of University of Ilorin Olajide Blessing Omowumi at the resumed hearing of the case

A DSS operative Igwe Imo tendered a wooden toy gun as one of the items allegedly used

Ilorin by the suspects to commit the crimes.

The suspects were brought to court for alleged rape, murder and armed robbery.

Other items tendered as exhibits included one blue Samsung phone with IMEI 352031/ 496383/6, one black lanovo phone, one golden Nokia phone with model number TA1053,

one mother board, one blue itel phone, one black Hp 15 laptop with model number 15-r002se, one black hp pro book 45ogi with serial number 2CE3481LIP, and two other laptops, as well as two hard drive (500gb).

The security service also presented three witnesses including a girlfriend of one of the accused persons.

The witness told the court that Akande Taiye called her with a phone number suspected to be that of the late Blessing Omowumi. She was tracked and invited by the DSS and this later led to the arrest of the accused person through her.

Presiding judge, Justice Ibrahim Yusuf adjourned the case till June 13 for continuati­on of hearing.

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