The Administration of Ignatius Ajuru College of Training, Rivers State has suspended three male college students who gang raped a 100 stage feminine scholar.
The Vice – Chancellor of the establishment, Professor Ozo- Mekuri Ndimele, who confirmed the incident in an announcement on Saturday, October 17, gave the names of the affected college students as Nnamdi Future of Division of Political Science, Ovunwo Henry of Sociology Division and Samuel Valentine, a 300 stage scholar of Political Science.
The primary two suspects had been arrested and handed over to the Police, whereas the third accused continues to be at massive. Prof. Ndimele mentioned efforts had been on to apprehend the fleeing suspect.
“The primary two have been arrested and handed over to the police, whereas the third has run away from college. However we should get him. The matter has additionally been referred to the College students Disciplinary Committee to resolve their destiny. The room the place the crime was dedicated has been sealed off and all occupants pushed out of the hostel.” mentioned the VC.
It was gathered that the 19-year-old sufferer (title withheld) was mentioned to have visited her male buddy Future at Hostel C, Room 20 positioned contained in the campus. Upon arrival, Future grabbed the feminine scholar and raped her after which two of his mates who entered the room gang raped her.
Different college students inside the hostel premises had been alerted by the noise within the room and raised the alarm after they noticed what was occurring.
The 2 male college students had been arrested on the spot with the assistance of the President, Pupil Union Authorities, Future Omunakwe.
The suspects had been later handed over to the Rumuolumeni Police Division in Obio /Akpor Native Authorities Space of the State.
In the meantime, the college administration has banned reverse intercourse go to by college students of the establishment.
“The Registrar of the College has been directed to situation a memo banning inter-sex visits at any time of the day. Any scholar discovered responsible of visiting the alternative intercourse within the hostel, irrespective of the time of the day, places himself/herself and the occupants of such a room at HIGH RISK. We should be our sisters’ keepers. It’s a enormous disgrace!” mentioned Prof. Ndimele.
Confirming the incident, spokesperson of the Rivers State Police Command, Nnamdi Omoni, mentioned the police have launched a manhunt to apprehend a 3rd suspect at the moment on the run after participating within the crime.
“First individual lured her into his room , beneath the pretext that he was going to help her in charging her telephone after which had intercourse together with her . The opposite two who occur to be his mates had illegal sexual activity together with her,” mentioned the PPRO.
“From what we’ve got gathered, it’s like there’s a hostel in that college that’s infamous for this notorious act the place college students take their victims to and forcefully have intercourse with them. We are going to interface with the varsity authority. We’re going to take applicable measures to make sure that issues like this don’t happen once more in that campus.” Omoni added, noting that the matter involving the 2 arrested individuals has been transferred to the State Felony and Investigation Division.