Edo Police arrested two rape suspects
By Zuleihat Owuiye, Mamos Nigeria
Operatives of the Edo State Police Command have arrested two suspects, Marvelous Imiefoh, 20, and Uwaghele John, 24, for allegedly kidnapping and raping a 24-year-old woman (named undisclosed).
The suspects were arrested by the police in Ekpoma after the victim reported his case to the Ekpoma Police Station.
Parading the suspects on Thursday in Benin, the state capital, the command’s spokesperson, Chidi Nwanbuzor, said the victim reported to police that she had been attacked and attacked by two men who met her.
raped in front of a club in Ekpoma.
He said the suspects solicited his company overnight and they agreed to a sum of 25,000 naira.
He added: “Suddenly, the suspects instead of taking her to a hotel as agreed, took her to a bush at Okopoji, Ekpoma, where they attacked her, raped her and raped her.
forced her to take away his Infinix phone, an external device.
his phone battery and charger.
and transferred N19,600 from his Opay account to Imiefoh account.
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032kg of illegal drugs, arrests 27 suspects “Police arrested two suspects and recovered from them an Infinix phone and N19,600 belonging to the victim.
The suspects have confessed to the crime and will soon be charged in court.
In an interview with the press, Imiefoh denied kidnapping the victim.
said that the girl was a prostitute.
“We didn’t kidnap her.
She was a prostitute, we called her and negotiated to pay her 25,000 naira.
But we took her into the bushes on the side of the road, had sex with her and collected her belongings.
“We decided to take her to a nearby bush and have sex with her because we had no money to pay for the hotel we had agreed to stay at for the night.
“But now we are very embarrassed that we were caught.
We were arrested by vigilantes,” he added.