The police have arrested the All Progressive Congress ward chairman in Obi Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, Christopher Ogah, for allegedly raping two young girls in his house in Obi Town.
Alhaji Mohammad Oyimoga Oyigye, Chairman of the Local Government Area, said if not for his timely intervention, Ogah would have been lynched by the furious mob of youths, who caught him in the act.
The suspect has been handed over to the police.
According to a witness, the APC chairman lures the girls when they came to fetch water in his house, while he had his way with them.
He said the two girls were 12 and 13-respectively.
Nasarawa State Commissioner of Police, Bola Longe, said he had directed that the case be transferred to State Criminal Investigation Department in Lafia for a discreet investigation after which the suspect will be charged to court.
“The police under my watch want to warn would-be rapist to have a rethink or face the wrath of the law.
”I am assuring the public of the police command’s commitment to arrest and prosecute anyone found wanting no matter how highly placed,” he said