A 25-year-old man, named Ogochukwu Namanene have been arrested by the Niger State police command for raping a 22-year-old corps member.
Ejesgist Media gathered that the suspect who pretended to be a commercial motorcycle rider (okada man), while taking the corps member to her lodge, stopped by a bushy area, dragged her into the bush, beat her till she was overpowered, and raped her.
During interrogation, the suspect confessed, ” I raped her out of love”.
Namanene told Punch, “I have a soft spot for the victim but did not know how to woo her.
“I was telling her to cooperate with me that I only wanted to express my affection for her but she refused. I beat her mercilessly until she became weak.
“After raping her, I rode my motorcycle away, not knowing that the wrath of the law would catch up with me.
“Honestly, I love the corper but I don’t have the courage to express my affection for her, that was why I forcefully made love to her.”