Two female members of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, have narrated their ordeal in the hands of unknown gunmen who reportedly dispossessed them of their valuables and gang-raped them.
The incident happened during the week in Asarama Community, Andoni Local Government Area, LGA, of Rivers State.
The unnamed victims told the newsmen the gunmen, numbering seven, broke into their rooms at about midnight and the ‘operation’ lasted for more than two hours.
Narrating her ordeal, one of the victims who pleaded anonymity […]
The police in Abia State have paraded 24 suspected criminals in Umuahia.
One of them was a 24-year-old commercial tricyclist simply called Samuel. He was said to be a member of the three-man gang that robbed, raped and killed a 65-year old grandmother at Ofeme. The incident happened on October 8 at about 9pm.
The Commissioner of Police, Mr Leye Oyebade, said in Umuahia, that the victim, Mrs Anthonia Dike, was returning from Jos on a business trip when the three hoodlums, […]
The Eke Town Union in Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State has decried the increasing rate of divorce occasioned by alleged rape from suspected herdsmen.
The town union’s President-General, Mr. Anthony Enu, spoke about the issue when he testified in the commission of inquiry into the killing of people in Nimbo community on Monday.
Enu said that the situation had become scandalous because no man would take in a woman who had been messed up by suspected herdsmen.
“The herdsmen are consistently […]
The Police in Kano on Tuesday vowed to arrest those behind the murder of a newly-wed bride (name withheld) in Sha’iskawa village of Danbatta Local Government Area of the state.
The Public Relations Officer of the state Police Command, DSP Magaji Majiya, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the command had already commenced investigation into the incident with a view to arresting perpetrators of the dastardly act.
“After we received the report of the incident around 5:30 a.m. on Sunday, […]
A 33-year old woman identified as Akhere Emujede has been raped and murdered at Ubiaja town, headquarters of Esan South East Local Government.
Her corpse was dumped in a church within the locality.
Eyewitnesses said the victim’s throat was slit and vital organs removed from her body.
She was said to have attended a church programme from a neighboring village but was killed.
The killing of Akhere has brought cases of suspected ritual killings in Ubiaja to seven within six days.
A human head was […]
A secondary school teacher, Cosmos Ubaja, was on Monday arrested by the police in Lagos State for allegedly raping a 14-year-old schoolgirl in Ikorodu area of the state.
The unnamed teenager had gone to Ubaja’s shop to make photocopies after school hours when the accused lured her into sleeping with her.
The suspect, who owns a computer centre in the area, was contracted by the school to teach the junior pupils computer studies.
According to the Newsmen, the victim, a Junior Secondary School, […]
A 30-year-old man, Jimoh Sanni, aka Last Born suspected to be a member of the ruthless band of robbers popularly called ‘Awawa’ in Lagos state, has revealed his involvement in robberies and rapes.
The ‘Awawa’ members, who are usually cultists, are known to unleash mayhem, loot shops, attack residents at gunpoint and specialize in terrorizing and raping young girls in Agege area of the state.
Sanni, who was arrested by operatives of the state Task Force alongside 14 others, revealed that he […]
A 31-year-old businesswoman, Nneka Nwachukwu of Dape Village, Abuja, told a Wuse Zone 2 High Court, Abuja, that she poured acid on Peter Nwogu, because he raped her.
Nwachukwu, led in evidence her Counsel, Moneka Azubike, told the court on Tuesday that Nwogu, the defendant came to her house and forced her to sleep with him.
The defendant was first arraigned on April 11, 2014 by the police for the offence of culpable homicide contrary to Section 221 of the Penal Code.
A 26-year-old man has been arrested and charged before Ebute Metta Magistrates’ court, for allegedly engaging in unlawful sex with 19-year old teenager inside his SUV in Lekki, Lagos State.
The suspect, John Imonitie, allegedly lured the victim, (name withheld) to a popular restaurant in Lekki and thereafter had sex with her without her consent inside his SUV.
The incident happened within the premises of Vantage Restaurant in Lekki at about 9.00 pm where both the victim and suspect met.
According to the […]
According to report, a children’s coach at Chelsea repeatedly raped a 12-year-old girl at their training centre in Surrey, a court has heard.
Shane Hughes, 31, allegedly abused the girl 15 times over four months in a physiotherapy room, where she was supposed to be getting treatment for a knee injury.
Prosecutor John Livingstone told the court that the first attack happened after he told her to take her clothes off and get on the massage table.
Mr Livingstone added: ‘She said “No, […]