A three – member gang has reportedly raped a 24 – year -old kidnapped woman in Anambra State and collected N 400 ,000 from her relations as ransom . The victim , who was unemployed, was said to have been lured by the gang under the pretext of offering her a job .
While in their captivity , the suspects reportedly raped the victim repeatedly despite collecting N400 ,000 ransom from her relations .
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Haruna Mohammed , confirmed the incident . He said the gang members were arrested on Saturday at Awkuzu in the Oyi Local Government Area of the state .
Mohammed said , “The suspects allegedly raped the victim repeatedly while in captivity despite collecting a N 400 ,000 ransom from her relatives .
“On Saturday at about 2pm , police operatives attached to the command ’s Special Anti -Robbery Squad arrested the suspects in Awkuzu .”
He gave the suspects ’ names as Ekwugha Chinazo ( 25 ) of Mgbguzo Awkuzu ; Chidiebere Ogoegbunam ( 24 ) of Egbu Awkuzu ; and David Nnaemeka ( 19 ) of the same address .
Mohammed added , “The suspects lured the 24 -year -old lady under the pretext of securing for her a makeup job ; picked her up at Ukpo Junction along the Enugu- Onitsha Expressway and took her to an isolated building at Awkuzu , where they allegedly raped her repeatedly while in captivity for two days .”