On the Wednesday, 20th of November at about 03:30am, the Police in Anambra State arrested Collins Okpala ‘m’ aged 25 years, Nwachukwu Chimanya ‘m’ aged 20 years, Kenechukwu Anyasi ‘m’ aged 23 years and Pascal Ogbuagu ‘m’ aged 22 years.
The four men had on the 14th of February,took turns in gang-raping a 21-year-old girl in Ozubulu in the Ekwusigo Local Government Area of the state, robbed her of her belongings and recorded the rape incident on tape.
They reportedly collected N1m from the victim in order not to circulate the video.
The Police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed confirmed the arrest, saying the suspects have confessed to the crime.
He said the suspects were arrested by the command’s Special Anti-robbery Squad in conjunction with the recently launched operations Kpochakpu.
He said, “Suspects had on the 14/2/2019 abducted a girl of about 21years old (Name withheld), robbed her of her belongings and equally gang-raped her.
“The suspects made a pornographic video clip of the rape incident and used the video to blackmail the victim to the tune of N1m.
“Consequently, suspects have confessed to the crime while the said video clip was recovered from their phones and registered as exhibit.
Mohammed said the suspects would be charged after investigation.
He added,” It is pertinent to reiterate that the command under the watch of CP John Abang will continue to provide safe and secure environment for all the citizenry before, during and after the Christmas and new year celebrations.”.