4 men arrested for gang-raping woman, threatening to leak recorded video

The suspects were said to have also robbed the victim of all her belongings.

Police say the suspects had on Thursday, February 14, 2019, abducted their victim, robbed her of her belongings, and equally gang raped her. [The Nation]

The suspects were identified as Collins Okpala, 25, Nwachukwu Chimanya, 20, Kenechukwu Anyasi, 23, and Pascal Ogbuagu, 22.

According to The Nation, the victim was raped in Ozubulu in the Ekwusigo Local Government Area of the state.

The suspects were said to have recorded the rape incident, and had extorted N1 million from their victim with threats of releasing the video to the public.

Confirming the incident, the state Police spokesman, Haruna Mohammed, said the suspects have confessed to the crime.

Mohammed said, “Suspects had on the 14/2/2019 abducted a girl of about 21 years old, robbed her of her belongings and equally gang raped her.

“The suspects made a pornographic video clip of the rape incident and used the video to blackmail the victim to the tune of N1 million.

“Consequently, suspects have confessed to the crime while the said video clip was recovered from their phones and registered as exhibit."

Mohammed added that the suspects were arrested by the command’s Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in conjunction with the recently launched operations Kpochakpu.

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