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Rivers Police investigates officer who allegedly raped widow

Say no to rape

The Rivers State Police Command has launched investigation into an alleged sexual assault on a 32-year-old widow by a Police officer at the Ogoni area of the State.

Say no to rape

Report had it that the said police officer arrested the Lady at Sakpenwa for failing to wear a nose mask, but rather than reprimand her, the police officer allegedly diverted the Lady to a guest house where she was allegedly sexually assaulted.

The mother of two (names withheld), told newsmen in Port Harcourt that, “When I was returning from Bori to Port Harcourt, I met some police officers at a checkpoint. They arrested me for not wearing a nose mask. They kept me there with them.

“Thereafter they carried me from one place to the other, claiming they wanted to take me to the police station but never took me to any police station.

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