The victim was gang allegedly gang raped in an uncompleted building
The Cross River State Police Command has arrested a fake cop named Idongesit Effiong, was on Thursday for allegedly raping a 23-year-old woman named Etete.
The arrest was made on January 17, 2016, in the Ekorinim area of Calabar, the state capital after it was confirmed that the suspect committed the crime with two of his friends.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. John Eluu, said the victim was raped by Effiong and his two friends at an uncompleted building in Ekorinim.
He said, “On January 17, 2016, One Esther Etete, came to the command with a case of alleged rape.
“She complained that she was raped by three men at Ekorinim area of Calabar Municipality.
“Immediately after taking down her statement, policemen swung into action and were able to arrest Idongesit Effiong while two of his friends ran away.
“Effiong was arrested with fake police uniform.
Etete however denies the allegation stating that he has not met the girl.
He said, “I don’t even know this girl. I have not seen Etete before. This allegation of rape is baseless because I am not guilty of the crime,”
The case is currently being investigated by the state police as they hope to uncover evidence against him.