The Commercial Driver Who was conveying the widow allegedly raped till day break in SAAPENWA in TAI LGA has come out to say that the police men who allegedly raped the 23 years old widow also threatened other passengers in the vehicle for pleading on behalf of the lady.
The Driver who identified himself as Lucky said despite pleading from all the passengers in the vehicle to the police officers to allow the woman go, the police officers refused to let her go.
he said when the police ordered the lady out of the vehicle for not putting on Face-mask, he quickly gave her a spare face mask but the police insisted that lady should not wear face mask but to alight from the sienna vehicle heading from Bori to Eleme.
He explained that he offered five hundred naira bribe to the police officers but they refused, he said even an elderly old man inside the vehicle also came down knelt down for the men to forgive the Lady but they insisted they must arrests the lady and take her to Quarantine center, and threatened to shoot the four tyres of his vehicle and that the constant threats by the police, other passengers became apprehensive and ordered him to move out of the scene for their safety and that since the policemen had threatened to take her to police they left the scene of the at about seven PM that faithful evening.
Mr Lucky expressed shock to hear that the widow was later raped by the same police officers. he said i heard the news over the Radio that the lady was Raped till daybreak. i am ready to offer any form of assistance to that woman. i am also a married man with children and would not cover such heinous crime . if police needs the truth, they should contact us.i am sure other passengers are also willing to testify over what happened before the Rape incident transpired.