Associate Professor That Assaulted A Female Student Arrested By Police

By NewsBits

An associate professor with the Department of History and International Studies, Federal University of Lafia, Dr. Fred Ekpa Ayokhai, whose assaulted a female student of the institution has been arrested by the Nasarawa State Police Command, NewsBits gathered at the weekend.

Arrested with the associate professor in connection with the case was one Emmanuela Ekpa Ayokhai, while the vehicle belonging to Fred, which was used in conveying the victim to a location along Kwandere Road in Lafia where she was assaulted was recovered by the police. All thanks to social media, which enabled the gory and inhuman video go viral.

The Nasarawa State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ramhan Nansel, made this known through a statement issued on Saturday. Nansel added that preliminary investigation revealed that Ayokhai and the victim had a misunderstanding over a man named IG.

“The victim accused Emmanuela of snatching her supposed boyfriend and assaulted her. In retaliation, Emmanuela mobilised her family, went after the victim and got her assaulted as well.

“The Commissioner of Police, AIG Adesina Soyemi, has ordered an intensive manhunt for the other fleeing suspects and further directed that those arrested should be charged to court for prosecution upon conclusion of investigation at the State Criminal Department, Lafia,” the police spokesperson stated.

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