Somewhere in Nigeria, Abia state precisely, an 18-year-old student among two other female students of Abia State Polytechnic were allegedly raped by a gang of police officers attached to Rapid Response Squad, RRS.
RRS is a police unit in the structure of the Nigeria Police Force, NPF.
It was gathered that the police officers went to the lodge of these students and carried out this heinous crime against humanity.
In a viral video showing the protesting students, police officers were seen shooting directly at the protesting students.
At the time of writing this story, no death was recorded.
Okezie Ikpazu, the Abia state governor of Abia has mandated the commissioner of Abia state police to quickly investigate this matter and ensure that the culprits are brought to justice.
This information was made known by John Okiyi Kalu, the Commissioner for Information to the state government. He said that the governor has given direct instruction to the CP of the state police to investigate the issue of police gang rape of Abia poly students.
The happenings in Nigeria is making everyone feel that Nigeria is a second-hand country and shouldn’t be found among nations of the world.
Police officers carry AK 47 and other sophisticated weapons. In advanced countries, a police officer can not be seen with such weapons.
But in Nigeria, even with such weapons, crime remains the order of the day.
The 18 years old Abia poly student among other two students that were allegedly raped by police officers are currently receiving treatments in one of the reputable hospitals in Abia state.
Students are protesting that justice is served on the students who were gang raped by the officers to avoid future recurrence.
The Rector of the Polytechnic, Professor Kalu Osunwa speaking to the protesting students, said that he learnt about the assault on his female students by members of the police force at their lodge and he will ensure that justice is served.
However, the wife of the state government has also promised to ensure that the perpetrators are brought to book and she would settle the hospital bill of the victims.