Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Tragedy in Ebonyi state as Fulani herdsman allegedly rapes an elderly woman to death

The Ebonyi state police command confirmed the arrest of Mr Isa, a Fulani herdsman who was reported to have raped an elderly woman to death in Ufuezeraku located at Ugwulangwu in Ohaozara.

The victim is described as a 56-year-old  Mrs Okereke, a native of Ohaozara in Ebonyi state.

According to reports, Mrs Okereke was raped by Isa on 28th December 2019. 

Much information about the incident was not given as at the time of filing this report, but the Police Public Relation Officer in the state, Loveth Odah said the suspect was arrested on 29th December 2019 and will be charged to court as soon as possible.

The police confirmed that calm has been restored in the community after deploying more officers to control the situation.

The Union Chairman of the area, Chief Peter Obasi had also confirmed the incident. Obasi called for peace and urged the police to bring the perpetrators of this evil act to justice.