Police Command detain officer for rape in Rivers



The Rivers State Police Command has detained a police officer accused of rape.


The Official raped a 23-years-old widow for not putting on facemask, the Police Command had initiated a full investigation into the rape allegation.


The victim and the Police officer and his team during the incident have all been invited.


The command’s spokesman, Mr Nnamdi Omoni, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Port Harcourt on Friday.


“The parties have provided useful statements to investigators.


“They were invited on Thursday and the matter is being investigated by detectives at the state Criminal Investigation Department (CID).


“The officer was detained immediately after giving his statement.


“We assure members of the public that justice would be served at the conclusion of our investigation,” Omoni said.