Woman hospitalised after being raped by taxi driver in Rivers state

Lady hospitalised after being raped by taxi driver in Rivers state

A 21-year-old lady has narrated how she was kidnapped and raped by a taxi driver alongside the Obiri-Kwerre Airport Street within the Obio/Akpor Native Authorities Space of Rivers State.

In line with the younger girl (title withheld), she boarded a taxi heading to Rukpokwu whereas coming back from work round 10pm on Monday, August 15.

Chatting with newsmen in Port Harcourt, the sufferer mentioned half approach by means of the journey, the motive force introduced out a knife to threaten her.

The sufferer mentioned she was later admitted to a authorities facility for remedy after the incident.

“He simply got here and mentioned, ‘The place are you going?’ I mentioned I used to be going to Rukpokwu (close to Port Harcourt). He mentioned okay, and requested me to enter. So, he drove down and wound up the glass. He confirmed me a knife and a gun and requested me to maintain quiet. He mentioned he had killed a girl already as a result of the girl shouted.

He was like he was going to kill me, that the one approach he was going to save lots of me was to sleep with me. So, after we acquired to a lonely and darkish place, he stopped and slept with me. Then, just some meters from that place, he stopped the automotive and mentioned I ought to exit.” She mentioned.

Reacting to the incident, the spokesperson for the state police command, Grace Iringe-Koko, sympathized with the sufferer and suggested her to report the incident to the police.

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