Hyacinth Chinweuba/Richard Ginika Izuora
The Police in Anambra have arrested three man gang who allegedly abducted a lady under the pretext of offering her a job.
The suspects allegedly raped the victim repeatedly while in capivity despite collecting N400,000 ransom from her relatives.
According to SP Haruna Mohammed, PPRO, Anambra State Police Command,
“On the 19/9/2020 at about 2:pm, Police operatives attached to the Command Special Anti Robbery Squad(SARS) arrested the following syndicate in Awkuzu,
Ekwugha Innocent Chinazo ‘m’ aged 25years of Mgbguzo Awkuzu, Chidiebere Ogoegbunam ‘m’ aged 24years of Egbu Awkuzu and David Nnaemeka ‘m’ aged 19years of same address.
“The Suspects had on the 13/9/2020 lured a 24 years old lady residing at ST Micheal hostel Temp side Awka under the pretext of securing for her a beauty make up job,picked her up at ukpo junction along Enugu- Onitsha Expressway and took her to an isolated building at Awkuzu where they allegedly raped the victim repeatedly while in captivity for two days despite collecting ransom of four hundred thousand Naira(N400,000) from her relatives.”
Meanwhile, the suspects have voluntarily confessed to the crime and the victim was taken to the hospital for medical Examination.
Investigation is still ongoing after which suspects would be brought to book, Mohammed assured.
Consequently, the Command enjoined the public to be wary of this new trend of crime and report suspicious persons through the Police emergency number 07039194332 or the nearest police station for prompt response please.