Benue Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a school teacher, Terseer Maikyo for allegedly raping a JSS 1 student in Ukum Local Government Area of the state.
The statement stated that Maikyo was arrested on October 8 and would soon be charged to court.
It further stated that another man, Nelson Omanka from Obi Local Government, who was also arrested on October 9, for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl, had been charged to court.
The police also added that two people had been apprehended by detectives on October 7, in connection with the murder of one Fidelis, a student of University of Science and Technology Calabar, Cross-River State.
The suspects were named as Emmanuel Williams and James Ulem.
“Two white and blue coloured axes, one machete, a bottle of concoction, five handsets and wraps of dried leaves suspected to be Indian-Hemp were recovered from them.”
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