It was a sorrowful nightfall for two members of the National Youth Service Corps last Wednesday in Asarama Community, Andoni Local Government Area, Rivers State, after they were robbed and raped by gunmen suspected militants.
The victims were said to be in bed at their unsecured lodge in an isolated part of the community when the gunmen broke into their rooms to rob and rape them. The operation with started at midnight lasted for more than two hours, with two female corps members raped.
The militants carted away phones, food stuff, clothes, shoes, money among others. One of the victims who didn’t want her name in print in a telephone conversation with The Nation explained that the gunmen numbering seven wore faze caps except the ring leader who was hooded. Read more