A 34-year-old motorcyclist, alleged to have raped a passenger he was to take somewhere, has been arrested by the police.
Bright Edafe, the Police Public Relations Officer in Delta State who disclosed this on Twitter, said the incident “happened on 28 February in Asaba” and that “the victim had arrived at Asaba at night from Benin, Edo State, and got on Mr Musa’s” bike to take her to her destination,” instead she was cornered to the bush and raped.
Edafe added that the suspect, Abdullahi Musa, upon discovery that the victim was on her period, forcefully penetrated her anus.
In a video the police spokesperson posted, the suspect is heard confessing to the crime. Musa also admitted to stealing some of her valuables after he had raped her.
The police spokespersons advised Nigerians to be watchful and vigilant as they move about and committed to the diligent prosecution of the matter.