Tech4Justice also known as Citizen’s Gavel, a Civil Society Organisation has placed a N500, 000 bounty for any person or persons that will provide information leading to the arrest of the those involved in the rape and murder of the University of Benin female undergraduate, Uwaila Omozuwa.
The student, popularly known as Uwa, was reportedly beaten, raped and hit on the head with a fire extinguisher by unknown gunmen inside a church she had gone to read last Wednesday.
Reacting to the incident on its twitter handle @citizen_gavel, yesterday (Monday), the group while condemning the incident, said it will be giving N500,000 to anyone with useful information that will lead to the arrest of the hoodlums.
The tweet in series of trending JusticeForUwa hashtags reads: “If you have any credible evidence that could lead to the arrest of perpetrators of the rape and murder of #JusticeForUwa.
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“Citizens’Gavel will be willing to give N500, 000 in exchange of such information. Kindly, share with friends/colleagues at University of Benin or Edo State.
“Our organisation is raising the sum of N500,000 to pay anyone who has credible evidence that can lead to the arrest of perpetrators of the rape and murder of #JusticeForUwa.”
On the timeline of the bounty which will elapse after two months, the group said: “In the event that we couldn’t get a credible evidence after two months, the funds will be returned to donors.
“The person who provides such evidence shall remain anonymous for security reasons. Proper account of funds will be rendered and made public.”