Robbers allegedly invaded an off campus residence of students from the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education (IAUE) on Sunday night where they robbed and raped female students. It was gathered that this robbers always terrorize Iwofe area of Rumuolumeni in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State,
One of the victims, Bright John, narrated that they were already asleep when the hoodlums arrived the lodge with weapons , moving from room to room. John said the regular attacks on students’ apartment its really affecting their studies, adding that each time the robbers storm their residence, they go for their laptops and phones. He said: “We are being robbed and our girls raped by criminals every time. He added that they are living in fear, because the robbers come every time to attack.
Meanwhile one of the landlords (Mr. Kinikanwo Amadi) accused the security operative for not providing security in protecting the life and property of the students. Also, the spokesman of Rivers State Police Command, DSP Nnamdi Omoni, spoke against the incident and assured the occupants of Iwofe area of Rumuolumeni in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area and students that the police will investigate the allegation of in-activeness and anyone found wanting for not carrying out their responsibility will be punished.
..Credit – VanguardNGR