Persons believed to be hoodlums operating within Asaba and its environs yesterday allegedly raped housewives around Ogbeke
Square in Ogbeosowa Quarters during a house to house raid in the area.
Victims, who narrated their ordeals to Leadership, said the hoodlums did not collect their money but that they made a “mince meat of the married women without using condoms’.
It was also gathered that the operation started at about 2:30am after the criminals fired several
gunshots into the air to scare away security
agents who have been patrolling the area in
Reports said they broke into a house near a
night joint in Ogbeosowe, and met several
women who were in the company of their
husbands and then separated them from their
men. Leadership checks revealed that Ogbeke Square in Ogbeosowe Quarters is known for cult related activities allegedly perpetrated by idle youths.
But police officers at the “A” Division said they
have arrested several persons in the past, who
confessed to be members of different cult groups, with many of them confessing to being
sponsored by politicians.