A man identified simply as Daniel is being detained at Bori Police Division at Khana Local Government Area of Rivers State following his arrest on the alleged breaking and entry and raping of a twenty year old girl at Luegbo Beeri community in Khana Local Government Area.
According to a community source who spoke in anonymity said the suspect who is a married man and father of two on pretence of looking for wheelbarrow to hire, broke into the house of his female neigbbour on noticing that the neigbours went out very early in the morning and left only the twenty year old daughter in the house.
We gathered that the suspect took his victim who was asleep by surprise as he (suspect) remove the wrapper she was putting on and tore her pant as the victim screamed continuously.
The suspect, we learnt overpowered his victim and raped her but was apprehended by neigbours who later came to the scene due to the screaming of the lady.
A cousin to the victim who did not want his name in print confirmed the incident adding that the suspect is being detained at Divisional Police headquarters Bori.
The Aunty to the alleged rape victim who did not also want her name in print confirmed the incident but declined further comment.When contacted, the spokesperson for the Rivers State Police command, DSP Grace Iringe Koko said she will get back to our correspondent but was yet to do so as at time of filing this report.