Apoliceman in Benue State has allegedly raped a 13-year-old girl in Ayilamo community under Logo Local government Area of Benue State.
The incident triggered unrest by community members, who reportedly vandalised the windows and doors of the police station .
The accused policeman was rescued and brought away by his colleagues.
Wuam Hilega, a community leader within the world recounting the incident said, “One Inspector Joseph allegedly raped the girl schooling around Tombo Ward, Ayilamo.
“The incident happened around 5:00pm on Thursday. Five female pupils of Tombo Community lyceum , Ayilamo, were sent on an errand by their games master to fetch water from a close-by hand-dug well.
“The well is closed to Mobile Police Quarters but the mobile policeman, one Inspector Joseph, called one of the ladies to return.
The girl was afraid to satisfy with him but the policeman threatened to affect her. So, the other girls advised her to travel .
“But when she got to the place, the police inspector immediately dragged the girl into a neighborhood , achieved her clothes and defiled her.
“The other girls ran back to the varsity and reported to the principal and other staff members who mobilised to the place.
“They broke the door open and thus the policeman was caught naked, while the girl was also bleeding and crying.”
Police spokesperson, DSP Catherine Anene, was unavailable for comments on the incident at the time of this report.
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