A 23-year-old student of the Crown Polytechnic, Odo, Ado-Ekiti, Joseph Emmanuel has been arrested by the police in Ekiti State for allegedly raping two female students at gunpoint.
Emmanuel was arrested after he was reported to the police as an accomplice to one, Alabi Doyin who is still on the run, with the aid of weapons, including a gun, allegedly gang-raped two female students of the institution.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Asuquo Amba, said on Sunday that the suspect allegedly committed the crime around 9.15pm on December 9, 2019, in company with his fleeing school mate, Alabi.
“The arrested suspect, along with one Alabi Doyin, now at large, both students of the Crown Polytechnic, Odo via Ado-Ekiti, allegedly intercepted the complainants, who are also students of the same institution, and at gunpoint forcibly whisked them away to an abandoned apartment at the Alado Villa in Ondo community, where they gang-raped the victims without their consent,” Amba stated.
The CP added that efforts were being made to arrest the fleeing suspect.
“The suspect(s) will be charged upon the completion of investigations,” he said.