Police Arrest Man For Raping 36-yr-old Woman With Fake Gun

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A  28-year-old man, Emeka Okeke has been apprehended by police for allegedly raping a 36-year-old woman with a fake gun in Awka, Anambra state capital.

The suspect reportedly trailed the victim on her way home on Wednesday around 9pm around Okpuno, Awka and threatened to kill her if she refused to allow him rape her.

The lady was eventually led into an unoccupied building and a primary school nearby where the suspect had raped her twice before letting her free.

Okeke was eventually busted following an official complaint filed by the victim the following day.

An official police report of the incident signed by SP Haruna Mohammed, the Police Public Relations Officer on behalf of the Anambra state Police Command read:

“On May 7, 2020, a 36 years old woman resident at UNIZIK temp-site Awka,  reported at B Division Awka that at about 9:pm  of May 6, while departing with her friend at Okochi Okpuno, a man later identified as Emeka Okeke ‘m’ aged 28 years alias “Aso Rock” followed her closely, raised his shirt to show her a ‘gun’ tucked in his waist, and threatened to shoot her dead if she did not submit herself  to his sexual demand for Carnal knowledge.

“Consequently, the frightened victim, believing it was a real gun, and under the fear of being shot dead, followed him to a building in Okochi where he forcefully had unlawful carnal knowledge of her. Again, while being led out of the scene, the suspect forcefully led her to the premises of Community Primary School Okpuno, where he had another rounds of carnal knowledge with the victim.

According to Mohammed the victim was taken to hospital for medical examination and treatment while the suspect, “a notorious offender who recently returned from the correctional centre Awka over alleged case of manslaughter”, was detained.

“The Commissioner of Police CP John B.Abang, has ordered for immediate transfer of the case to the State Criminal investigation department CID Awka for discreet investigation after which suspect would be charged to court for prosecution please”, the police spokesman adds.

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