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Police nab alleged notorious rapist in Anambra

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The Anambra State Police Command has arrested a 28-years old Emeke Okeke for allegedly raping a woman with an improvised gun in Okpuno, Awka.

News Hub Mag! gathered that the suspect used the improvised gun to frighten the victim who had no option than to dance to his tune, allowing the suspect to have canal knowledge of her for fear of being killed.

The suspect was later confirmed to be an ex-convict who was detained at the Correctional Centre Awka for manslaughter.

Confirming the incident, the spokesman and PPRO Anambra State Police Command, SP Haruna Mohammed said the suspect has been arrested by police detectives adding that the handle of a cutting hand saw, semblance of a shotgun, which he concealed underneath his shirt was recovered.

“On the 7/5/2020 a 36 years old woman resident at UNIZIK temp-site Awka, reported at B Division Awka that at about 9:pm of 6/5/2020, while departing with her friend at Okochi Okpuno, a man later identified as Emeka Okeke ‘m’ aged 28 years alias “Aso Rock“ followed her closely, raised his shirt to show her a ‘gun’ tucked in his waist, and threatened to shoot her dead if she did not submit herself to his sexual demand for carnal knowledge.

The suspect with the improvised gun

“Consequently, the frightened victim, believing it was a real gun, and under the fear of being shot dead, followed him to a building in Okochi where he forcefully had unlawful carnal knowledge of her. Again, while being led out of the scene, the suspect forcefully led her to the premises of Community Primary School Okpuno, where he had another rounds of carnal knowledge with the victim.

“Following the report, the suspect was trailed and arrested by police detectives in conjunction with vigilante group attached to Opuno Community. Search was conducted on the suspect instantly and the handle of a cutting hand saw, semblance of a shotgun, which he concealed underneath his shirt, was recovered as exhibit. Upon interrogation the suspect voluntarily confessed to the alleged crime.

“Meanwhile, victim was taken to the hospital for medical examination and presently receiving treatment. The suspect is also a notorious offender who recently returned from the correctional centre Awka over alleged case of manslaughter.

“However, the Commissioner of Police CP John B. Abang, fdc has ordered for immediate transfer of the csse to the State Criminal investigation department CID Awka for discreet investigation after which the suspect would be charged to court for prosecution”.

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