The Nigerian Police has been commended for unraveling those behind the alleged gang rape at the Abia state University, Uturu which circulated the social media networks in 2011.
Briefing journalists at the government house, Umuahia, the Chief Press Secretary to Abia State Governor, Ugochukwu Emezue, said the state government and the Abia State University has been vindicated by the findings of the police which show that the incident never happened at the university or anywhere in the state but at a village in Etche LGA, Rivers state.
According to him, the police has confirmed that the case is before Magistrate court 9, Port Harcourt , Rivers state and three of the perpetrators Uchenna Ukulor,Chizoba Nwosu Imezie and Nwazuo are facing trial for act of conspiracy and rape while the fourth person is on the run.
Emezue said that detractors of the government who do not want to see anything good in the state,who insisted then that the rape took place at Abia State University should “hide their face in shame.”
He called on people to thoroughly investigate a matter before conclusion.