An alleged notorious rapist identified as Mr Mbeke Chinonso, native of Ndukabi, Igbeagu autonomous Community, Izzi LGA, was on Monday, 26th April, 2021, apprehended by the villagers for defiling a Senior Secondary One student in the area, Miss Ukpah.
It was gathered that Miss Ukpah (other name withheld by us), a student of Community Secondary School Ndukabi, resides at Chinonso’s maternal grand mother’s home, where he clamped on her and forcefully had carnal knowledge of the girl.
It was further learnt that Mr. Mbeke has been known for this kind of illegality as he had at different occasions been arrested and detained by police, as according to the report, he obtained his West Africa Examination Council Certificate at Abakaliki Correctional Centre.
Admitting his action, Mr. Mbeke told us that he forcefully took advantage of Miss Ukpah after she refused his demand for sex.
“I am 27 years old and a native of Ndukabi in Igbeagu autonomous community.
“My major occupation is carpentry, so, I told her to allow us sleep together but he refused and so in the process, I forced her.
Speaking, the victim narrated that the alleged rapist had approached her in her room and all efforts to resist him was fruitless.
She explained she had to sustain some level of bruises on her waist during the forceful action, even as at then, she still feels severe pain in her private part due to the result.
She appealed to concerned organizations to wade into her matter as she is not ready to marry Mr. Chinonso should the contact result to pregnancy.
She would also want Chinonso to be arrested and prosecuted so as to serve as a deterrent to others.
Our reporter observed that the accused Chinonso who was first taken to the state office of Federated International Women Lawyers (FIDA) was later handed over to the police for prosecution.