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Gunmen invade Benue University, rape 20 female students


 Some persons suspected to be cult members, on Sunday, invaded the
female hostel of Benue State University, Makurdi, rapping no fewer than
20 female students in the process.

According to Dailypost, the gang members stormed the Technical Block of
the female hostel about 10.00pm, beating and raping the girls, before
carting away their valuables. The armed men successfully carried out the operation
without interference by the university security operatives .

A female student of the university was
raped about a week ago by a group of young men numbering four, when she
was returning from where she had gone to read around 9.00 pm.
Also, about three weeks ago, a 100-level female student was said to
have been shot on campus by unknown gunmen, with her iPad, phones and
cash snatched.

Following the developments, female students of the university, on
Tuesday, marched in protest to the office of the Vice Chancellor,
Professor Charity Angya, insisting they needed an explanation on why the
attacks were directed at them.

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