Contrary to earlier reports that Christabel Omore Buoro Owoicho, a 300-level student of the University of Benin had killed herself because of problems with her boyfriend, fresh reports have now emerged that she was actually raped.
Ben Bamiyi who identified himself as the deceased uncle and her roommate, Folakemi , said Christabel was an introvert and was raped before she committed the suicide.
“She never had a boyfriend in her entire life. Christabel was exceptionally brilliant”
According to a source, Christabel locked up herself in the hostel room she shared with Folakemi when she left, increased the volume of the music, left a suicide note and took her life .
The source also said she was a virgin before she was raped.
Police spokesperson in Edo,DSP Chidi Nwabuzor said no arrest had been made as investigation had begun .
Investigators said the suicide note was incoherent. Professionals will examine the body to ascertain whether she was a psychiatric patient,” DSP Nwabuzor said.