Some residents around Iwofe Area of Rumuolumeni Community in Obio-Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State have raised alarm over what they termed reoccurring robbery attacks by armed men.
The residents who are mainly drawn from students living directly opposite Ignatius Ajuru University of Education which is close to a Police divisional headquarters in the area were reacting to the most recent attack that took place last Sunday night which have left some persons hospitalized.
Our correspondent was at the area and reported that he sighted some residents who were inflicted with machete wounds all over their body and some apartment’s windows and doors broken and some women raped by the suspected armed robbers.
Some of the students including those that were injured from the attack spoke to our correspondent. They alleged that they were being attacked on weekly basis and raped without any protection from the security operatives. Continue reading