Man Arrested For Plotting Gang Rape Of Female NYSC Member To Death In Illorin

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A 51 year old man has been accused of gang raping a female member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) with the aid of his gang.

Abdullahi Tanko, was arraigned before a Magistrate court in Kwara for killing a female Corps member, Yetunde Shukurat with the help of his thugs.

If we recall, the Corps member was on May 23, 2015, declared missing by the police and later found in the pool of her blood at Simeon Okedi street, Upabiasika in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital.

However, information gathered by the court from police investigation shows that Tanko and his collaborators, now at large, conspired to trick the deceased from her residence at Saw-Mill area to Shoprite area, where she was killed on that fateful day.

According to investigation, the suspected killer and his gang had raped the deceased inside their car, which caused her untimely death and then they carried her dead body to nearby junction while her blood was still flowing along with them.

The Police located Tanko’s house through the blood traces of the deceased and the suspected killer was arrested.

The Court was informed that the mobile phone of the deceased was found with Tanko at the time he was arrested at his place and attempts were still ongoing to other suspects now at large.

The Presiding Magistrate, K.A Yahaya, ordered that the accused, Abdullahi Tanko, 51, be remanded in Mandala federal prison until the case will resume further hearing on August 10,2015.



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