UNICROSS VC Warns Bloggers Towards Spreading Faux Information, Says No Thug Raped Our Pupil On Campus
Cross River State College (UNICROSS) has dismissed stories that thugs raped a scholar on the establishment on campus.
Reviews had circulated that the scholar was sexually assaulted on Monday.
However talking to NAN, Augustine Angba, the establishment’s vice chancellor (VC), requested the general public to disregard the declare.
Angba mentioned the case was certainly one of theft, not rape as claimed by some quarters.
“No scholar was raped, overwhelmed or harm on campus; It was a case of cellphone theft and meals objects. We now have related circumstances of telephones being stolen on campus and now we have achieved all the things we are able to to recuperate them,” she mentioned.
The VC blamed the viral declare on “bloggers” who publish stories with out due investigation and steadiness by the college authorities.
He mentioned that the police had launched an investigation into the matter to apprehend the suspects and recuperate the stolen objects.
Based on him, the route by which suspected thugs often enter the hostel blocks has been famous.
Angba additionally mentioned that efforts have been underway to place up a barbed wire to forestall additional incidents.
“We now have requested the scholar concerned to offer us the registration variety of the cellphone. We’re going to pay for the monitoring of the cellphone and we may even ensure that it’s recovered and delivered to the rightful proprietor,” he added.
“I preserve advising my college students, if the bullies come in your cellphone, hand it over rapidly as a result of we are able to hint the telephones. The lives of our college students are paramount to us.”
The VC suggested college students on campus to be vigilant about their security and report any suspicious motion round them to college authorities.
UNICROSS, previously generally known as Cross River College of Expertise (CRUTECH), is situated in Calabar, the state capital.