Police arrest three suspects for humiliating woman in Anambra

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The Nigeria Police Command in Anambra state has arrested
three persons allegedly involved in production and circulation of a viral video
where a nude woman was humiliated.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Haruna Mohammed, a
Superintendent of Police disclosed this in a statement entitled “Conspiracy,
Blackmail, Deprivation of Liberty and Assault Occasioning Harm” issued in Awka
on Saturday.

Haruna said the victim, Ogochukwu Okafor was lured by her
Facebook friend, Ifeanyi Azotani to his house in Amawbia, Awka, only for a
woman who claimed to be his wife Tochukwu Azotani emerged and locked her in the
toilet.

He said the alleged wife, who was with her friend Ogochukwu
Nwankwo returned four hours later with a cane and opened the bathroom door.

The PPRO said the suspects demanded the sum of N60, 000 from
the victim or have her humiliation video pushed to the internet.

He said the suspect’s friend, Nwankwo stripped her naked and
flogged her severally while the principal suspect was busy video-taping the
incident and thereafter pushed her out from the compound naked.

The police spokesperson said the complainant alleged that
the principal suspect, Tochukwu, called her on phone the following day and
demanded for N60, 000 or they would post her nude video on the internet.

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“Consequently, When the complainant refused to pay the money
as requested, the principal suspect actualised her threat and posted the naked
video to the internet and since then the video went viral,” he said.

Haruna said the scene of incident had been visited by
detectives attached to the Central Police Station, Awka adding that the
suspects would be charged to court for prosecution after investigation was
concluded.

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