Two Taxi Drivers Arrested For Raping Passenger In Bayelsa

The Bayelsa Police command on Monday said it arrested two taxicab operators who allegedly raped a female dancer who boarded their taxi on Easter day in Yenagoa.

Asinim Butswat, spokesperson of the Command confirmed the arrest of the two suspects in Yenagoa.

Butswat said, a�?On 1st April 2018, at about 0200hrs, Police were alerted that a young girl was sexually assaulted and her phone was stolen from her by two men operating a taxi, at opposite Jubilee hotel, Kpansia, Yenagoa.

a�?The victim a female, aged 22 years, reported that she contacted one Nathan Ogbara, a taxi driver to drop her at her house at Agudama Epie, after she participated in a dance competition at Bolex car wash.

a�?The suspect called one Justin Amos ‘m’ 32 years also a taxi driver to join him.

a�?Along the road, opposite Jubilee hotel, the suspects parked their cars and dragged the girl to a nearby bush and raped her. They took her GSM phone and zoomed off towards Tombia Roundabout

a�?Consequently, a police patrol team arrested the suspects and recovered the stolen GSM handset. Their taxis have been impounded and investigation is ongoing.a�?

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SOURCE :sahara reporters (news)

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