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18-year-old Girl Gang-raped, Killed In Taraba

Some yet-to-be-identified persons have
gang-raped and killed an 18-year-old lady in Taraba state.

The incident reportedly happened in Yorro Local Government Area of the North East State.

It was gathered that the deceased was returning to her village in Lankavari, when the incident happened.

A family source, Ayuba Bissa, who spoke to newsmen said she left Jalingo on Saturday.

According to him, the corpse of the deceased was discovered on Sunday behind a mountain, adding that a medical autopsy confirmed she was gang-raped.

Six suspects identified as Afam Ezenwa, Chijioke Ifeanyi, Collins Obadom, Abuchi Okechukwu, Chima Obiekezie and Sunday Okafor have been apprehended for allegedly gang-raping a 19-year-old girl in Anambra State.

It was gathered that the incident happened in the Anam community, Anambra West Local Government Area of the state, a few days ago.

The suspects, who are between the ages of 16, 17, 18, 20 and 27 years old, were said to have carried out the act after ambushing and forcing the victim into a room where they took turns to defile her.

The state Commissioner for Women and Social Welfare, Ify Obinabo, in collaboration with security operatives in the state arrested the suspects.

Obinabo added that the rape victim had been rescued and the suspects transferred to the state Criminal Investigative Department of Police in Awka, where they would be charged to court for their crime.

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