Four suspects have been paraded by the Kogi State Police Command on Tuesday February 25th 2014, for allegedly raping an 18-year-old student in the state.
Mr. Seidu Madawaki, the Commissioner of Police, reportedly stated that the victim, whose name was not disclosed, had approached the Ankpa Police Station to report the incident.
She alleged that five men had accosted her while running an errand and that they hit her with a charmed ring, after which she was taken into a bush.
According to her, her phone was seized and then she was raped by three of them while the remaining two recorded the act with their phones
She also alleged that the suspects posted the recordings on the Internet and printed some pictures which they circulated in the town.”
Madawaki reportedly said some of the suspects had already been apprehended by the police and would be arraigned.
Two of the suspects – Bala Musa and Farouk – allegedly admitted to raping the victim after collecting her handset. Farouk also said he took pictures of the act with his handset. He, however, denied posting the pictures on the Internet or printing them.