Unidentified suspect, has beaten to coma for raping women and also for stealing by youths of Afaha Ube community in Akwa Ibom State.
The suspect said to be a member of a 10-man gang that has been terrorizing the community, according to reports. Members of the gang are currently wanted for raping five women and stealing over 10 Television sets and many phones including large amounts of money.
It was gathered that the suspect who was left in coma was later taken to a nearby hospital by the police.
This is coming few months after a 32-year-old man identified only as Afolanya was beaten to a state of unconsciousness and stripped naked, after he was caught raping a 13-year-old girl. The incident happened at Iddo-Babota village, along Airport road, Abuja.
The accused was said to have allegedly lured the victim with a token and took her to his room where he defiled her. A source, Ishaku Musa, privy to the incident told Daily Trust the rapist, who is a taxi driver took advantage of the girl when her mother sent her on an errand.