Man arrested for allegedly raping 20 year-old girl

The Imo State Police command has arrested a 44-year-old man, identified as John Ikechukwu, for allegedly raping a 20-year-old woman and duping her of N60,000.

The victim, who gave her name as Favour, said that the suspect and one Chigozie duped her of N60,000.

She said Chigozie had approached her along Owerri-Okigwe Road and disguised as a gold and diamond vendor.

Ikechukwu told our correspondent that he duped the girl but denied raping her.

He said he collected Favour’s mother’s ATM card, which they allegedly used to withdraw all the money in the account.

The police spokesperson in the state, Andrew Enwerem, said investigations were ongoing, adding that the police would ensure justice.

Source: ( Punch Newspaper )


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