A 23-year-old student of Crown Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, Joseph Emmanuel, have been arrested by men of the Ekiti State Police command, for allegedly raping female colleagues.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Amba Asuquo, stated that Emmanuel committed the offence alongside his friend, Alabi Doyin, whom he said is still at large.
He alleged that the suspects accosted the students with weapons and dragged them to an abandoned building at Odo community where they raped them.
“The arrested suspect and Alabi Doyin, now at large, both students of Crown Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, allegedly intercepted the complainants, who are also students of the same institution and at gunpoint forcefully whisked them away to an abandoned apartment at Alado Villa in Odo community where they gang-raped the victims.”
He said the suspect would be arraigned after investigations, adding that efforts had been intensified to arrest the fleeing suspect.