Petrol Dealer ‘Michael Edet’ Rapes NYSC Member In C’River

One Michael Edet, a petrol dealer has been arrested by the Cross River State Police Command for forcefully having sexual intercourse with a member of National Youth Service Corps.


Our correspondent gathered that the suspect broke into the corps member’s apartment at Ekpri-Obutong in the Bakassi Local Government Area of Cross River State at about 11pm on Friday night and raped her.


According to a neighbour who refused to mention his name, the suspect after raping the corps member carted away her valuables, including telephone handset and some cash.


The suspect who had since been apprehended, according to the neighbours of the corps member is a petroleum dealer.


The suspect capitalized on the lack of burglary proof at his victim’s windows and doors when he broke in.


The corps member who had since been taken to a hospital in Calabar, however, said that she could identify the suspect whom she said spent almost one hour in her room.


When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer, Irene Ugbo, confirmed the incident, adding that the suspect had been arrested and was already in the police custody.


She said that the suspect was arrested in a community, Akpabuyo and that he is being interrogated.

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