A suspected rapist identified as Chimeka Igwe after an alleged futile rape attempt on one Better (Surname withheld) at her family house at Eneka in Obi/Akpor Local Government area of Rivers State rushed to Divisional Police headquarters in Eneka and reported a case of assault on him by the female victim’s brother Kingsley Woke who questioned him(suspect) when he heard the incident.
Narrating the incident, the 13-Year-old Girl said the suspect who is his brother’s friend came to their house last Saturday when nobody was at home to beg for raw garri. She revealed that the suspect starting touching her breast the moment she came out from bathroom and pushed her to the bed.
According to the victim, she raised alarm which made the suspect to run away.
Kingsley Woke the Cousin to the 13 years old girl told our correspondent that when he heard what transpired he went to meet Mr. Igwe to ask him certain questions only for Mr Igwe to start fighting him. Mr Kinsley revealed that he was surprised when Police came hours later to arrest him and detained him till Monday.
Reacting to the incident, the Legal Adviser of Civil Rights Council, Rivers State, Mercy Christopher who brought the issue to the attention of the Divisional Police Officer(DPO) of the station called for Justice in the matter.
She said Civil Rights Council frowns at any attempt to defile or rape any child/woman just as the way the organisation detests issue of rape.
Miss Christopher commended the DPO of the station for ensuring the arrest of the suspect and setting machinery in motion for Justice to be served