14-Years-Old Girl Narrates How Seven Boys Raped Her
A 14-year-old girl who was allegedly gang-raped by seven
suspected cultists at Ogboli village in Issele-Uku, Aniocha North Local
Government Area, Delta State has narrated her ordeal in the hands of her
The girl (names withheld) who went through one week of
intensive medical examination and treatment at a government hospital in Asaba,
told members of the State Child’s Rights Implementation Committee and Sexual
Offences Unit of the Ministry of Justice how she was beaten and repeatedly
raped by one Aboy Nwaise, Sunday, Michael, Abraham, Uche, Jungle Boy and
another who were supposed to be her big brothers living in the same
Speaking to the government officials after the police had
obtained her statement at the hospital, she alleged that Aboy’s mother had
earlier threatened to deal with her through the son, but she never envisaged it
would be by violent rape.
Speaking in the same, a source who does not want her name in
print, said the sight was horrible when the mother saw her in a pool of blood.
She had raised an alarm that attracted neighbours who
assisted her to rush the daughter to the hospital around 12am.
From there they were referred to the Central Hospital in
Asaba, but they had to report at the Divisional Police Station in Issele-Uku,
where the DPO had to deploy a patrol team to accompany them to Asaba around 3am
The source who spoke further, said case had since been
transferred to the State Police Command, adding that the police were on the
trail of the alleged rapists, including Aboy’s mother who also is on the run.
Aboy’s father, Mr. Nwaise Otu on his part, said he was
assisting the police to track his son for an arrest, condemning the actions of
his wife and son.
He lamented that they had been a thorn on his flesh, praying
that his son is caught and made to face the law for his crime.
Disclosing that he had earlier reported his son to the Anti
Cult outfit to arrest him and deal with him for being a cultist, he said the
boy had severally threatened his life, calling him ‘a ju man’.
Meanwhile, the State Attorney General and Commissioner for
Justice, Mr. Peter Mrakpor has assured that the state would get justice for the
victim, saying that would ensure she gets proper medical attention,
rehabilitated and relocate her from that environment. I
n the same vein, a member of the State Child’s Rights
Implementation Committee, Comrade Patrick Ochei who was detailed to follow up
with the case, commended the Attorney General for responding to the situation
through the Sexual Offences Unit of the Justice Ministry.