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Ortom Blows Hot Over Gang-Rape Of Benue Girl



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By Ella Makondo

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has urged  security operatives in the state  to thoroughly investigate the reported gang rape of a teenage girl by four young men in Obi Local Government Area of the State.

In a statement issued on Tuesday by the Governor’s chief  press secretary , Mr. Terver Akase, said that the  Governor condemned  the incident and described it as barbaric, dehumanising and unfortunate.

The statement stressed  that the arrest and prosecution of the culprits will serve as deterrent to persons who engage in the defilement of minors and other crimes.

It  charged  the Chairman of Obi Local Government and traditional rulers from the area to collaborate with security agencies to fish out the rape suspects and bring them to justice.

The state encouraged  parents and guardians to closely monitor the movement of their children and report any case of rape to security operatives.

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