GTB 737 banner Yudala banner

Rape: Students, commercial drivers battle in Ekiti

By Victor Ogunje, Ado Ekiti on 19/09/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 280


Tension rose in Ikere Ekiti yesterday following a violent clash between some students and commercial drivers over the rape of a female student (names withheld).

The 200 level student of the College of Education, Ikere Ekiti, was alleged to have been raped by a commercial driver along College-Igbara Odo way last Sunday.

The lady, who was said to be having malaria fever and went to town to seek medical treatment, was allegedly raped  by a commercial driver fondly called (Akoto driver ) at about 8pm.

Enraged by the action, students of the institution yesterday trooped to the streets and dealt with any known commercial driver sighted along the way.

This led to the blockage of the Ado-Ikere-Akure road, which caused disruption of traffic flow for several hours.

Those travelling to Akure had to make a detour and returned to Ado-Ekiti to prevent being caught in the web of violence that engulfed the town.

The violence also disrupted commercial activities at Odo Oja area of Ikere Ekiti as many of them hurriedly closed shop probably to prevent looting of their wares.

It was gathered that the lady has been taken to hospital for medical treatment.

When contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Alberto Adeyemi, described the rape as the highest point of criminality which he said would not be tolerated.

Adeyemi said normalcy had returned to the beleaguered town and that the police had launched a serious manhunt for the alleged rapist.

“Yes, the lady was sick and was being conveyed to the college when she was raped. The police don’t tolerate any criminal action in any way and this won’t be an exemption.

“We have launched a manhunt for the man. The police are on his trail and we shall bring him to justice by the grace of God,” he explained.

•Text courtesy of THISDAY.

 

Source News Express

Posted 19/09/2017 12:03:58 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

 

You may also like...
Court discharges Senator Ndume of terrorism charges

Buhari expresses shock over tragic death of football...

Abia bans revenue agents from 2017

SON sets new grading hurdles for hotels

Governor’s wife commends Airtel over enrichment programmes

Striking ABSUTH workers lock out CMD, demand 6...

Quit notice: Southern leaders take on Arewa youths...

Dangote, Dantata in big scandal over alleged tax...

Bumper welfare package under way for Aso Villa...

CAF President Issa Hayatou referred to prosecutors

Detained Biafra youth leader released, placed under watch...

Economy Recovery Plan: Private sector operators hail stakeholders’...

 

Latest News Promotion galore in the Nigerian Army •57 Majors and 66 Lieutenant Colonels among beneficiaries Davido’s men open up on Tagbo’s death •Why they dumped his body in the hospital and fled Troops ambush Boko Haram fighters; kill 3, recover weapons FG assures on 2nd Niger Bridge, Enugu/Onitsha expressway Man who jumped into Lagos Lagoon identified Kebbi Accountant-General bags 70 years jail term over N1.6bn fraud US, UK biggest recipients of looted funds from Nigeria Lagos to gets special court for commercial disputes •New CJ vows to stamp out corruption, uphold rule of law Magu decries celebration of corruption N9.7bn NAF Fraud: Finance Director indicts ex-Chief of Air Staff Osun commissions university road •How Alakija's N250m donation rescued project Hackers hit 30 million internet users in South Africa’s ‘worst data breach’

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (287,601 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (270,223 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (218,256 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (183,659 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (179,436 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (162,070 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (140,525 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (128,693 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (123,594 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (114,126 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (112,129 views) APC cries foul as PDP’s Fayose takes early lead in Ekiti governorship election (104,488 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (30) Business (2,728) Business Verdict (24) Columnists (757) Complaints & Requests (93) Enterprise & Opportunities (183) Entertainment (395) Features (497) Global Business Monitor (187) International (1,581) Interviews (134) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (79) News (29,498) Opinion (826) Pidgin (8) Politics (3,988) Religion (645) Sports (1,338) Stock Watch (23) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

UBA mobile app

CBN Advert

 

 

#MonkeyPox outbreak

 

APO Group Partner

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement



 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!