Police Detains Inspector Alleged To Have Rape Widow


The Nigerian Police Command in Rivers says it has detained one of its officers accused of raping a 23-year-old widow who had alleged that a Police Inspector raped her repeatedly after he arrested her for not wearing a face mask.

The command’s spokesman, Mr Nnamdi Omoni, made disclosed this to reporters in Port Harcourt on Friday.

Mr Omoni said that the command had launched a full investigation into the rape allegation by inviting the victim and the Police officer and his team during the incident.

He stated that, “The parties have provided useful statements to investigators, They were invited on Thursday and the matter is being investigated by detectives at the state Criminal Investigation Department (CID)”.

Mr Omoni also noted that, “The officer was detained immediately after giving his statement”

“We assure members of the public that justice would be served at the conclusion of our investigation”.

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