March 27, 2017

Man rapes and kills 72-year old woman in Abia State

NAN – A 72-year-old mother of four, Cecilia Ogidi-Okereke, of Ibom Village in Arochukwu, Abia was raped to death on Sunday by a 32-year-old man nicknamed Ochu. A source told the News Agency of Nigeria in Aba, Abia that the deceased went to fetch fodder for her goats around 5 p.m. in a nearby bush when she was trailed by Ochu to where he raped her to death. The source said the man, a notorious Indian hemp smoker, was known for trailing and raping women in the area. It said that before Ochu left the deceased to run away, he ...

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39-year old man who rapes 9-year old girl claims “the devil made me do it”

A 39-year old carpenter in Ogun State has told police that the devil is to blame for his raping a nine-year old girl. The Vanguard reports that the victim, a primary school student in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, was lured into the home of the suspect, her neighbour, where she was raped. The suspect, identified as Emmanuel Ojelade, is married and with children of his own. According to the police report, Ojelade lured the victim into his room while his family was away and pretended to want her help on an errand. He then locked her in the room ...

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A pastor arrested in Benin for raping 20-year old man and threatening to kill him

Benin city police have arrested a clergyman, Pastor Philip Ogbebor for allegedly sexually assaulting a 20-year old male member of his church. Authorities claim the pastor threatened to kill his victim if he did not remain silent and used a ritual to further scare him. The pastor neither confirmed no denied the allegations, simply saying to the Vanguard, “God will judge, go and talk to others.” The victim, whose name is withheld, told reporters of how he was forced into having sex with the pastor several times. He said: “I told him I have never done this since I grew ...

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Man charged in court for allegedly raping, beating and posting nude photos of UNILAG girlfriend online

Lagos State police are investigating Babajide Bashoroun, a 22-year old man accused of raping a female UNILAG undergrad and posting post-attack nude photos of the victim online. The nude photos went viral, unknown to the victim, who was being stopped by colleagues on campus that had seen the pictures. Her name and department were included in the caption of the vulgar photo, a source told Punch metro. “People were stopping her on the campus to tell her they had seen her nude pictures on the Internet,” the source, a member of the family said. It was when her family saw ...

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Village protects teenage girl who beheaded her father after he raped her

A village in Western Highlands in Papua New Guinea is refusing to allow local authorities investigate a teenage girl who beheaded her father after he raped her in their home. The girl, 18, from the village of Rang used a bush knife to cut her father’s head clean off, a local paper reported. Residents in the village have formed a protective ring around her, however, refusing to hand her over to police authorities for further investigations. They agreed her ‘evil’ father deserved to die. A local church leader from the village, Pastor Lucas Kumi says the girl reported the incident ...

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Police arrest 57-year old man for allegedly raping his own daughter

Police this week have arrested 57-year old Nwafor Ikoro after his daughter accused him of sexual abuse. A report was filed at the Bar Beach Police Division in which the victim, a Primary 5 student, claimed her father had raped her several times over the past three months. She said she had only just reconnected with her father after years of separation. “When I was reunited with my father, I was happy because I was living with an aunt in the village since my parents separated,” she said. The unidentified victim told police officers that her mother introduced her to ...

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Woman who was raped in police station, sues NPF for N750m

The woman who was reportedly raped by two men while she was detained at a police station in Delta state is suing the Nigerian Police Force for N750 million in damages. Mrs Esse Isiah Ozegbe was arrested on February 26, and taken to the Abraka Police Station cell. There she was raped by two men, also held in the cell, while policemen were on duty. The police officers reportedly turned a deaf ear to Mrs Ozegbe’s cries for help. The two men who raped her are now facing charges at the Abraka Magistrate Court, while the police officer on duty ...

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The gang rapists of Dandora, slum where three gang rapes are reported daily

In Dandora, one of Nairobi’s most dangerous and notorious slums, gang rape is a common occurrence and authorities in Kenya are seemingly helpless in the face of the heinous crime. Dennis Okari, investigative reporter for Kiss TV, brings the chilling report of how girls are abducted, tortured and raped for days in an area that is fast becoming the “rape capital of the city”, according to the reporter. The locals in Dandora, home to one of the largest garbage piles in the East Africa country have a name for the common crime, calling it “kuchotwa”. “Gang rape has become so ...

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