A man in his mid 20s simple identified as Uche was caught by vigilante group while he was allegedly raping a teenage girl at an uncompleted building at Ekwe street Mile 3 Diobu on Wednesday afternoon.
The Chief Security Officer of Elechi street Godstime Ihunwo told our correspondent that the incident happened at about 12:30pm residents at Ekwe noticed some young men dragging a lady inside an uncompleted building.. He said the residents quickly alerted him of the development and he had to mobilize his men and allegedly caught the suspect while perpetrating the crime.
He said the Suspect was arrested while on The act, the female victim rescued.2 other men waiting to take turns escaped.
Comrade Ihunwo disclosed that the Police officers attached to Nkpolu Divisional Police headquarters,Mile 3 arrived the office of the vigilante group took the suspect and the teenage girl who was rescued to their station.
When contacted the spokesperson of Rivers State Police Command, a Superintendent of Police(SP) Nnamdi Omoni said he is yet to get details on the incident,that he will get back to us when he gets detail from the DPO.
EWR- Waiting to establish contact with victim who is undergoing medical examination.
we are making efforts to speak with the victim on phone as processes to charge suspects for his crime is ongoing as at press time