Unilorin Rape/Murder: Witness reveals victim’s account fund withdrawal details
By Oluseyi Dasilva, Ilorin
More evidences on the rape and murder case of the 300 level student of the University of Ilorin, late Olajide Omowumi Blessing, have continued to emerge as a Staff of Guarantee Trust Bank, Babatunji Lawal, on Tuesday tendered a CCTV footage which revealed the identity of the suspect who withdrew funds from the deceased’s account.
Lawal, who was led in evidence by the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Justice Salman Jawondo, informed the court that the bank CCTV footage captured the image of the 6th defendant, Abdullateef Abdulrahman.
He said a total sum of N50,000 with bank charges was withdrawn from the deceased’s account through Kuda Microfinance bank with the use of Opay application.
Lawal, who was the 9th witness in the case was cross-examined by the legal representatives of the 1st, 6th and 8th defendants.
Recall that the deceased who would have turned 24 years this month was found dead in her home on June 2, 2021, with her mouth gagged with clothes, hands tied to the back with bruises on her private part and a piece of paper on her chest containing a message: “Unilorin doesn’t forgive.”