Police arrest man for stripping lady naked


CITIZENS COMPASS – FOR allegedly laying ambush and stripping a girl naked in a viral video, the Kogi State Police Command has arrested one Arome Danjuma.

The incident occurred in Achigili village around Abocho in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State.

The susoect was said to have done this alongside his friend, who is noe at large.

Spokesperson of command, SP William Aya, who disclosed this to journalists over the weekend, said the Police will ensure that the suspect faces the full wrath of the law.

Aya, while briefing journalists at the command headquarters in Lokoja, said the command was still doing investigation to apprehend the other suspect who is on the run.

The police spokesperson said the suspect will soon be charged to court.

The victim, who identified herself as Alami, said one of the suspects approached her for marriage which she refused.

She narrated her own side of the story thus, “One of the guys approached me for marriage, which I refused. When I was going home from work at about 8pm last Sunday, he attacked me and forced me to his house and started beating me.

Another person was waiting in his house carrying a knife and axe, threatening to kill me if I don’t pull off my clothes.

“I had no other option than to obey them. If not they would have killed me in the room. When I pulled off my clothes, they started filming my nakedness and later posted it on the internet. They just want to ruin my life.”

Speaking during an interview, the prime suspect, Arome Danjuma confessed to have committed the crime, stressing that he conspired with his friend to commit the atrocity.

Reacting to the incident, the Commissioner for Women Affairs, who was represented by the Director Research Planning and Statistics, Ministry of Women Affairs, who is also the Secretary of the Kogi State GBV Technical Workgroup, Mr. Oseni Isaac described the incident as one of the most barbaric in recent times.


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