14-yr-old girl gang-raped to death for turning down miscreants’ love advances

By Evelyn Usman
A 14-year-old girl, Obiamaka Ngozichukwu
Orakwe, was raped to death in her parents’
apartment in Abule-Ado area of Lagos State by
The act was reportedly carried out by a group
of miscreants, who usually hanged out in a
smoking joint in the area, following the
deceased’s negative response to their
Tragedy, as gathered, occurred last Monday,
while the Junior Secondary School 3 student
was alone at home. The miscreants were said
to have gained entry into Orakwe’s apartment
from the back of the house, scaling the fence.
They were said to have gagged her, took turns
to rape her and, thereafter, abandoned her in a
pool of her blood.
Obiamaka Ngozichukwu Orakwe
Her distraught mother said she was contacted
on phone by residents, who saw the
miscreants leaving the building through the
Curious residents were said to have knocked
several times on the gate to ascertain the
miscreants’ mission, without any response
from within.
Her mother’s story
On arrival, Mrs Orakwe reportedly opened the
gate with a spare key, only to find her
daughter in a pool of her blood in one of the
rooms, gasping for breath.
Mrs Orakwe said: “When I asked her what
happened, she said it was those boys she had
told me about. We rushed to the hospital,
where she was confirmed dead.”
A relative, who spoke to Vanguard on phone,
said the deceased refused to join her siblings
to spend the holiday at her uncle’s place in
Lekki, saying “ she would like to stay at home
to assist in the house chores.
“Before the incident happened, she complained
that some boys, who smoke Indian hemp in
the area, were making advances at her, which
she turned down.
“They must have targeted when her parents
usually leave for work before storming the
place. She has been buried at Berger
Police story
The incident, as gathered, has been reported
to the Police. Police sources at the Command
Headquarters hinted that investigation into the
incident had commenced.
According to the sources, “efforts are on to
arrest the perpetrators of the dastardly act.
We will notify the public when this is done.”

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