Monday, 2 April 2012
Fw: ENUGU BUS RAPE
Date: Mon, 2 Apr 2012 20:23:48
Subject: ENUGU BUS RAPE
A luxury bus conveying about 42 secondary school girls from Enugu to Lagos State was attacked by armed robbers at the Okeodo end of Ore-Sagamu Expressway, Ogun State on Saturday .e female students were of Holy Cross College, Enugu and had hired the bus belonging to Ekene Dili Chukwu for their travel to Lagos. It was learnt that the assailants dragged the students into a nearby bush and beat them before robbing them of their belongings.
Sources say the beautiful ones among the girls were raped by the dare-devil robbers. The incident was said to have occurred around 11:40pm.
The students had departed for Lagos early in the afternoon on Saturday but were held up in traffic and had to continue the journey into the night. The bus was said to have developed some faults along the way and had to park at Oke-Odo.
It was while the girl's were waiting for another bus from Lagos that the robbers struck. Families of the victims, who were already at the Lagos office of Ekene Dili Chukwu to pick up their children, were anxious when they learnt that the bus developed fault.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Ogun State Command, Mr. Muyiwa Adejobi, who confirmed the attack, said that his men had rescued victims and recovered the vehicle.
Meanwhile, parents and relatives of the victims have threatened a show-down with the transport company, claiming it was their faulty bus that caused problems for the girls.