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Man, 30, Arrested For Raping 75-year-old Woman In Anambra

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Anambra Police Command has arrested a 30-year-old man for raping a 75-year-old woman in Anambra State.

The incident occured on Friday, June 24, 2022, in Nkwelle -Awkuzu in Oyi local government area.

It was gathered the young man, who was nearly killed by the angry mob, traced the septugenerian to her farm where the dastardly act was carried out.

Confirming the incident, Anambra State Police Public Relations Officer, Ikenga Tochukwu, gave the suspect’s name as Sunday Nwadiagba from Eyiba, Ebonyi State.

He said the suspect allegedly raped a 75-year- old woman living in Nkwelle Awkuzu.

According to Tochukwu: “Preliminary information reveals that the suspect was caught in the act at the farm on the victim, before the old woman screaming, got the attention of the passer-by and neighbors.

” Before his arrest, angry mob had already beaten him to stupor. Meanwhile the victim and the suspect have been taken to hospital for medical attention.

“The Commissioner of Police, Echeng Echeng, has reiterated the Campaign against mob action by some members of the public who resort to jungle justice whenever they arrest suspects in respect of any crime.

“They should endeavour to take such suspect to the nearest Police Station whenever they are apprehended.

“This would afford the Police the opportunity to conduct appropriate investigation into the nefarious activities of the suspect(s) and bring them to justice in accordance with extant laws.”

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