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www.nysc.gov.ng-Police nab suspect for raping NYSC member in Cross River

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www.nysc.gov.ng-Police nab suspect for raping NYSC member in Cross River

www.nysc.gov.ng-Police nab suspect for raping NYSC member – The Cross River State Police Command on Sunday confirmed the arrest of one Michael Edet who raped a serving corps member after breaking into his residence in Ekpri-Obutong in the Bakassi Local Government Area of ​​Cross River State.

 

It was learnt that the incident happened on Friday at about 11pm at Block A6, Obutong Estate in Ekpri-Obutong when the residents were fast asleep.

 

One of the victim’s neighbors, who craved anonymity, said the suspect broke into the house of the corps member at about 11pm on Friday and allegedly raped her before carting away her valuables, including phones and cash.

 

She said, “As you can see, these homes do not have burglar-proof bars. It is just the glass and anyone can enter at any time. We live in a very dangerous environment and we have been facing serious security challenges in this estate.

 

“This is not the first time they are raping women in this place. It’s quite unfortunate that this time, it’s a visitor (corps member) that was the victim.

 

“We learnt that she was moved to Calabar because as we speak, she is still in shock. But we are also happy that the police did a good job by apprehending the culprit. We believe that justice will be served. ”

 

Also, another corps member, who did not want his name mentioned, said his colleague recognised the suspect because he stayed for close to 30 minutes in his house.

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www.nysc.gov.ng-Police nab suspect for raping NYSC member in Cross River

“She told us that she recognized the suspect’s voice and the shoes she wore, but she is still in shock about what happened to her. She was glad she was arrested, “he said.

 

A source police said the suspect went into hiding after recognizing that he had been recognised, adding that he was eventually apprehended at Akpabuyo.

 

The police said the suspect was a popular petroleum dealer in the area with a wife who recently put to bed.

 

When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer, Irene Ugbo, confirmed the incident, adding that the suspect had been arrested and was already in the police custody.

 

She said, “It’s true. We have arrested the suspect and he has been identified by his victim as the person who broke into his house that fateful night. ”

 

Also, the PRO in charge of the state NYSC, Abdullahi Yuguda, said, “We applaud the role played by security agencies in Bakassi, which led to the arrest of the culprit. The NYSC will not relent until justice is done. ”

 

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