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Two Suspects Arraign For Rape in Cross Rivers



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Two Suspected rapists, Inyang Akwanyene and Ibah Edet, have been arrested by the Cross River State Police Command for the rape of a 23 year old at a guest house in Calabar on the 23th of Fabruary.

The Suspects were paraded alongside 46 other before newsmen by the Commissioner of Police in Cross River State, Mr Hafiz Inuwa.

News Agency Of Nigeria reports that the Police Commissioner said that the victim was drugged before the suspects had a canal knowledge of her.

“On Feb. 23, a young lady reported to the police that she was invited by one Inyang Akwanyene to a guest house at Atimbo road in Calabar.

“On arrival at the guest house, she met Akwanyene and his friend, Ibah Edet.

“Thereafter, the duo forcefully had unlawful carnal knowledge of her and video-taped all that transpired which they later used in intimidating and demanding ransom from the victim.

“They threatened to make it viral to the public if she failed to comply with their demands,’’ he said.

Naija News gathered that the Police boss stated further that medical examination had been conducted on the victim to know her health status.

One of the suspects denied drugging the victim, saying that she consented to the intimacy.

“I and my friend had sex with her but we did not rape her because she agreed to make love to both of us. The only mistake we did was to record all that transpired,’’ he confessed.


Joshua Oyenigbehin is an introvert who is passionate about Storytelling, writing and teaching. He sees his imagination as an unsearchable world, more magical than a fairyland. He has written a novel and working on another.

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