The Anambra State police in collaboration with vigilante operatives have arrested a 28 year-old man, Mr Emeka Okeke for allegedly raping a 36-year-old woman with a toy gun in Awka, the state capital. It was gathered that the suspect who goes by the alias ‘Aso-Rock’, reportedly trailed the victim on her way home on Wednesday around 9pm around Okpuno, Awka and threatened to kill her with a fake gun tucked on his waist if she refused to allow him to rape her. The victim was eventually led into an unoccupied building and a primary school nearby where the suspect had carnal knowledge of her twice before letting her free.
Mr Okeke was eventually accosted following an official complaint filed by the victim the following day. According to a police report, following the report, the suspect was trailed and arrested by police detectives in conjunction with vigilante group attached to Opuno Community. Search conducted on the suspect revealed that it was handle of a cutting hand saw that he brandished to the victim as a shotgun. And upon interrogation, the suspect voluntarily confessed to the alleged crime.