The Nigerian Police Force on Thursday paraded a land vendor identified as Prince Reuben for raping and killing a woman intending to buy a plot of land from him in Rivers State.
Police Publicity Relations Officer, CP Frank Mba, said that Reuben conspired with three other friends who are at large, namely Nwaba, Promise and Chinedu, to gang-rape, the mother of four, identified simply as Joy, before taking her life according to Mba: “Prince Reuben who hails from Eche in Rivers State had earlier sold a plot of land to one Joy Saturday, a hardworking mother of four and a petty trader who laboured so hard to put together the first N250, 000 to buy the plot of land.
“Thereafter, he (Reuben) lured this lady, pretending that there is another vacant land for sale.
“Joy Saturday accompanied Reuben to the bush side ostensibly on an inspection. Unknown to this innocent hardworking woman, Reuben had conspired with three other friends of his namely Nwaba, Promise and Chinedu.
“During the inspection tour, Joy was kidnapped by these men. They took her into the forest, gang-raped her, stole the only cash sum she had with her (N20, 000) and then shot her to death. After killing her, they poured acid on her body and then threw it into the forest.
“Nwaba, Chinedu and Promise are currently at large.”