Iniobong “Hiny” Umoren popularly known as Hiny Umoren was a Nigerian graduate who was declared missing and subsequently found dead after she went for a job interview in Akwa Ibom. Hiny Umoren was born in 1995 in Akwa Ibom State.
Hiny Umoren is a graduate of Philosophy at University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. She was the 7th best graduating student in her class.
Death and Investigation
On 29th April, 2021 Uduak Umoh, a friend of Hiny Umoren raised alarm on twitter over the disappearance of Hiny Umoren who went to meet her supposedly employee in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
However, upon investigation the tweet of the man who claimed to have offered her a job was sourced out though he had already deleted the tweet and renamed his account.
The Nigerian police arrested Frank Akpan, alleged to be the owner of the account. Though he initially denied his involvement but later admitted to raping, killing and burying Ini Umoren. He also revealed his father and other relatives where involved in the crime
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Many Nigerians have called for justice on the death of Ini Umoren. #JusticeForHinyUmoren hash tag have been trended on twitter for justice on her murder.
Here are some tweets below
On May 11 2021, Nigerian journalist David Hundeyin accused the Nigerian police if allegedly planning to cover up some real things on Ini Umoren’s death.
He said Frank Akpan is only being used to fall for the bigger fish involved in Iniubong Umoren’s death and that there are other participants involved in the killing.