Pregnant wife of Edo politician reportedly raped and murdered in Benin
There was sadness and clamor for justice in an area in Benin, Edo state as a pregnant woman identified as Mrs Queen Igbinevbo, wife of a politician, Comrade Promise Igbinevbo is reported to have died after being raped at her home in Benin.
According to report, Mrs Igbinevbo was attacked by unknown men who gained entrance into the home through the ceiling.
A source who spoke to an online publication said the hoodlums were looking for her husband, Comrade Promise Igbinevbo, who is a Governorship Campaign Coordinator. However, when they couldn’t find him at home on May 20, 2020, they raped and murdered his wife.
The body of the deceased was discovered by neighbours who were worried that they have not seen her in a while.
A source said: “When we could not see Queen, I came to check if she was fine, because she lives alone, we met her naked, blood and foam was coming out of her mouth. There was semen all over her body.
“We had to call her husband who is staying in another place.”
The source also disclosed that neighbours reported seeing strange men on the street just days before the tragic incident.
The rape and murder of Queen Igbinevbo have since sparked a demonstration in Benin. On Friday, June 5, protesters took to Edo State Police Command to demand justice for the deceased.
The source also revealed that three people have been arrested in relation to Mrs Queen Igbinevbo’s brutal murder.