The Anambra State Police command has arrested 4 persons for allegedly gang-raping a 21-year-old woman in Ozubulu community of Ekwusigo Local Government Area of the state.
The suspects identified as Collins Okpala, 25, Nwachukwu Chimanya, 20, Kenechukwu Anyasi , 23, and Pascal Ogbuagu, 22 reportedly filmed the rape and also collected N1m from their rape victim in order not to release it to public space.
They were however arrested by operatives of Special Anti-robbery Squad in conjunction with the recently launched operations Kpochakpu.
Police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed who confirmed the arrest said “Suspects had on the 14/2/2019 abducted a girl of about 21years old (Name withheld), robbed her of her belongings and equally gang-raped her.
“The suspects made a pornographic video clip of the rape incident and used the video to blackmail the victim to the tune of N1m.
“Consequently, suspects have confessed to the crime while the said video clip was recovered from their phones and registered as exhibit.”
He added,” It is pertinent to reiterate that the command under the watch of CP John Abang will continue to provide safe and secure environment for all the citizenry before, during and after the Christmas and new year celebrations.”.