The Anambra State Police Command have arrested a three-man syndicate, who allegedly abducted and gang-raped a 24-year-old lady under pretext of securing a job for her.
The command’s spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed in a statement on Saturday, said the suspects allegedly raped the victim repeatedly while in captivity despite collecting N400k ransom from her relatives.
“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 makeup 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 a ransom of four hundred thousand Naira(#400,000) from her relatives.
Meanwhile, the suspects have voluntarily confessed to the crime, and the victim was taken to the hospital for medical examination. The investigation is still ongoing after which suspects would be brought to book,” he said.