Wife of the lecturer accused of raping late Elizabeth Ochanya along with her son, reportedly claimed she wasn’t aware such thing was going on under her roof for five years.
13-year-old Ochanya, died in Benue State from battle with Vesicovaginal fistula (VVF) and other health complications after years of alleged sexual abuse by her aunt’s husband and son.
The suspects, 51 year old Mr Andrew Ugbokolo, the Head of Department, Catering and Hotel Management at the Benue State Polytechnic and his son, Victor Inalegwu Ogboja, a final year student of Animal Production at the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, are being accussed of consistently sexually abusing Ochanya since she was 9. Mr Ugbokolo was arraigned before a court in Makurdi for criminal conspiracy and rape.
He was released on bail. However, activist Ukan Kurugh disclosed that the lecturer was rearrested by the police on Tuesday, at the polytechnic premises. He was rearrested on charges of culpable homicide.