A 21-year-old salesgirl has been allegedly raped at gunpoint by a man whose name was given as Patrick Odey in Abuja.
Metronetworknews gathered that the young girl recently started working at a garden in Orozo in the Angwansarki area of Abuja and lives in one of the apartments in the garden.
Odey was said to have forcefully entered the victim’s apartment and raped her at gunpoint from 1am to 4am, and later took her to his house where he continued.
“The suspect has been arrested. The guy lived close to the bar. He was sleeping when the police came this morning. When his house was searched, the police saw a pistol with live ammunition inside one of his cooking pots. The guy is one of those guys that usually terrorise the community. He is the leader of a cult in the area called the Hardcore”, a neighbour who gave his name as Kelechi said.
The girl was said to have narrated to the police that Patrick came to her apartment around 1am and forcefully opened the door of her room, pointed a gun at her and asked her to cooperate.
Continuing, she said she pleaded with him that she was an orphan but the guy did not listen to her.
She further said he raped her from 1am to 4am and that at some minutes past 4am, he took her to his apartment where he continued raping her.
She also said that he threatened to kill her if she told anyone but she reported to the police and was taken to a hospital in Karish.
The FCT police Police Public Relations Officer(PPRO, DSP Josephine Adeh, confirmed the incident, stating that investigation was ongoing.