Police dismiss officer, Nwachukwu, for allegedly raping Abia Poly female student
The police authority has dismissed Corporal Chinedu Nwachukwu, who was recently accused of raping a female student of the Abia State Polytechnic, Aba.
The Police corporal was dismissed after he was found guilty of raping the female polytechnic student in an orderly room trial in Umuahia, the state capital.
Nwachukwu is expected to stand trial in a regular court for rape, extortion and other offences.
WITHIN NIGERIA had reported that academic activities were put on hold on Thursday as students of Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, blocked the Aba/Owerri Road protesting alleged rape of three female students by men of the Rapid Response Squad.
Recall that the Abia State Police Command had assured that justice must prevail in the case of the student of Abia State Polytechnic Aba, who was allegedly raped by a police corporal attached to its Rapid Response Squad.
The Police Public Relations Officer of the State Police Command, Geoffrey Ogbonna, in a statement said the command led by the Commissioner of Police, Janet Agbede, swung into action on getting the information and that after a thorough investigation, the alleged suspect whose name was given as Corporal Nwachukwu Chinedu, was arrested and detained.