Benue Press

Latest News From Benue and Beyond!

Police Investigate Allegations Of R*pe At Flavour’s Concert In Enugu

The police have started investigating claims that many ladies were sexually assaulted and raped at Flavour’s concert.

The free concert took place at Michael Okpara Square in Enugu and according to a Twitter user with the handle @Naturize9, women were assaulted, molested and raped during the show.

“So, your favourite celebrity decided to give back to the community, made his concert free, but his fans (most) present at the Square, started to rape girls like it’s part of the script.
“They not only r*ped girls, but went in turns, protected the rapists from security agents and started to play with the victims’ undies! Please, someone tell me this is Sodom & Gomorrah” she wrote. You can read her full post below……

According to report, several ladies were alleged r*ped during the concert. The Flavour concert which was sponsored by the state government had a huge turn out and the venue could not contain the large crowd. The concert was free which contributed to the high turn out.

The disturbing stories of what allegedly went down at the concert has drawn the attention of the police in Enugu.

On Sunday, April 1, 2018, the Police Public Relations Officer, Enugu State Police Command, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, released a statement saying that police were investigating a case of alleged attempted rape during Flavour’s concert.

Amaraizu revealed that a suspect was in the custody of the police for attempting to rape a lady at Flavour’s concert.

“The Enugu State Police Command, through its operatives at the Independence Layout Division, has commenced investigations into the alleged conduct of some people, ranging from attempt to gang rape a victim, as well as other offences, during a musical concert at the Michael Okpara Square.

“One person, who is already helping operatives in their investigation, has been nabbed for his alleged role in the attempt to gang rape a victim at the Square yesterday during the musical concert of a popular Nigerian musician” read the statement.

The PRO also said that three people were arrested for allegedly stealing phones at the concert. “Those arrested will be made to face the music in line with various provisions and specifications of the law after investigations,” he said.