Operatives of the Anambra State Police Command has arrested a three-man gang that abducted a 24year old lady under the guise of securing her a job and allegedly raped the victim repeatedly while in captivity despite collecting a sum of N400,000 ransom from her relatives.
SP Haruna Mohammed, PPRO Anambra State Police Command in a statement disclosed that on the 19 Saturday September at about 2:pm, police operatives attached to the Command Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) arrested the following syndicate in Awkuzu,
(i). Ekwugha Innocent Chinazo ‘m’ aged 25years of Mgbguzo Awkuzu,
(ii). Chidiebere Ogoegbunam ‘m’ aged 24years of Egbu Awkuzu and,
(iii). 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. Michael 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(#400,000) from her relatives”, he stated.
“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.
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”, he added.