RAMPAGING RAPIST GUNNED DOWN BY POLICE WHILE RAPING HIS VICTIM.
A suspected rapist was shot dead last weekend by Policemen from Mabushi division as he and his gang were raping a 24-year-old lady at Mabushi area of Abuja.
A police source who spoke to Daily Trust said the victim, a banker was alighting from a taxi at Mabushi overhead bridge when she was approached by the gang of rapists.
They robbed her of her handbag, jewelries and other valuables, after which they took her to a nearby bush where they tore her clothes and two of them raped her.
Her cry for help was heard by the surveillance team who to her rescue.
The police source explained that as the suspects saw the police approaching, they startedshooting leading to gun battle. In the process, one of the suspected rapist was shot dead. Two others were arrested while the others managed to escape.
Confirming the incident, Mabushi divisional police officer, Deputy Superintendent Saheed Kazim said if not for the ladies cry for help which was heard, it would have been worse, adding that the deceased suspect was confirmed dead at Maitama General Hospital.
He said that two locally made pistols and different kind of daggers were recovered from the criminals.
He therefore advised residents to avoid lonely roads and unnecessary interaction with strangers.