Etim Ekpimah, Uyo
A police inspector attached to Mkpat Enin
Police Division in Akwa Ibom State has
allegedly raped a 15-year-old girl at
The victim, a senior secondary pupil of
Community Secondary School in the area,
on Tuesday said she was returning from
church on Thursday, last week, when a
police team accosted her.
She explained that the inspector pointed
his gun at her, saying if she tried to stop
him from touching her he would shoot her.
She said the inspector then led her away
from other members of the team to a dark
portion of the road.
The policeman then forcefully
caressed her breasts, saying “small you
possess these types of breasts”, she said.
She added, “After he had forced me to
remove my clothes, he ordered me to lie
down and open my legs. And what I
noticed was that he brought out his penis
and inserted it into my vagina.
“As he was romping over me, he forbade
me crying as he threatened to shoot me if
I should open my mouth.
“But when I could not bear the pains any
longer as blood was running out of my
private part, he quickly took me into the
vehicle and drove to the station, where he
detained me from Thursday till Saturday.
“It was my uncle, Dr. Ime Stephen that
came from Abuja and bailed me out with
N10,000,” she said.
Asked of her mother, she told our
correspondent that she did not know her
mom, who left her dad when she was a
Her dad on the other
hand became paralysed after he fell from a
palm tree, and ended up living with her in
her uncle’s house.
Her uncle, Stephen, who said the inspector
in question was a prosecutor,
explained that he could not believe his
eyes when the girl pointed at the
policeman as the one who raped her from
among those who were on duty on that
He said, “The inspector for pointing a gun
he was given on trust at a girl of 15 before
raping her, lacks the characters of police
officers who are meant to protect lives
and property of Nigerians.
“He is a fraud by also taking the girl into
the police custody for three days and
collected N10,000 as bail sum from the
“We call for his dismissal from the force
so that he can be prosecuted accordingly.”