A 13-years-old girl has been raped by a police officer, Inspector Joseph in Ayilamo area under Logo Local Government Area, Benue State.
The incident happened on Thursday when the police officer dragged the girl who was sent an errand by one of the teachers in her school into a room and had carnal knowledge of her.
The residents in the community went to the station and demolished the doors and windows when they noticed that the police officers had been escaped by his colleagues.
The community leader, Wuam Hilega, confirmed the incident as he said, “One Inspector Joseph allegedly raped the girl schooling around Tombo Ward, Alamo.
“The incident happened around 5:00 pm on Thursday. Five female pupils of Tombo Community Secondary School, Alamo, were sent on an errand by their games master to fetch water from a nearby hand-dug well.
“The well is closed to Mobile Police Quarters but the mobile policeman, one Inspector Joseph, called one of the girls to come. The girl was afraid to meet with him but the policeman threatened to deal with her. So, the other girls advised her to go.
“But when she got to the place, the police inspector immediately dragged the girl into a room, pulled off her clothes, and defiled her.
“The other girls ran back to the school and reported to the principal and other staff members who mobilized to the place.
"They broke the door open and the policeman was caught naked, while the girl was also bleeding and crying.”