An 18 year old girl Chiamaka (surname withheld) of Ishiagu village, Nkalagu community in Ishielu local government area of Ebonyi state, is currently battling for survival after allegedly being raped by one Anayo Ajaoku popularly known as Ashawo in the area at gun point.
It was gathered that Chiamaka was sleeping in her mother’s shop in the area when Anayo allegedly broke into the shop and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, ASP George Okafor confirmed the accused committed the act.
According to the police spokesman, “Yes, on 22nd May, 2016 at about 8:50hrs, one Chiamaka (surname withheld) of Abia state resident at Ishielu came in company of her brother, Vincent Eze and reported how she was raped by Anayo (aka Ashawo) and later made away with her N3,500 naira only in the shop”.
He noted that the scene of the incident has been visited and the suspect arrested, adding that the suspect will soon be charged to court.
Okafor said the victim was currently receiving treatment in one of the hospitals in the state and urged youths to control their lust for women as the law will take its course on anyone found guilty of rape.