The FCT Police Command has launched an investigation into an alleged rape try in opposition to an officer connected to the command.
The sufferer, Miss Ugwoegbu F. Ugomwa, in a viral video accused the Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Jude Ifeanyi, connected to the State Prison Investigation Division (SCID) of the command of making an attempt to rape her in his workplace.
Reacting to the video, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the command, DSP Josephine Adeh, in a press launch, on Sunday in Abuja, stated: “It has been dropped at the eye of the FCT Police Command a few video presently circulating in some sections of social networks.
“The video generated by a Miss Ugwoegbu F. Ugomwa alleged that she had been concerned in some type of bodily rape by a sure Jude Ifeanyi, Deputy Superintendent of Police connected to the State Prison Investigation Division (SCID) of the Police Command. of FCT”.
She stated: “In line with the above, the command needs to set the document straight by stating that the info surrounding the state of affairs haven’t been totally collected as of now. Nonetheless, ongoing analysis means that each events are probably in some kind of erotic relationship and had been out ingesting and in excessive spirits that night time.
“The alleged officer had promised to go away Miss Ugomwa when he entered the workplace to calm down because the video implied. An argument between each events ensued on the steps which resulted in bodily struggles, therefore the rash pronouncements which sadly got here too late to retract.
“Moreover, whereas an inside investigation has been instituted for the mandatory disciplinary motion in opposition to the errant officer, you will need to notice that earlier that day, Ms. Ugomwa had been to the SCID Command, the place she had beforehand reported a case of blackmail, risk , defamation of character and sexual harassment and numerous crimes in opposition to one other individual and had praised the investigative strategy of the officers. Nonetheless, it’s disappointing to have seen the commando dragged into his indefinite non-public episode.”
DSP Adeh additional acknowledged: “The command, whereas disassociating itself from the alleged act, needs to guarantee most of the people that due diligence is assured within the investigation with none restrictions to make sure that justice is completed in each circumstances.”