Police mount search for Sakumono rapists

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The Sakumuno Police have launched a manhunt for two persons who allegedly raped two female nursing students at Lashibi, Community 18 near Tema, at gunpoint after robbing them of their valuables.

The two suspects, George Prah Peprah and Moro lssifu, allegedly lured the students into a guest house where they pointed guns at them and commanded the students to fondle each other whilst they recorded the episode, before forcibly having sex with them.

The recording is said to have been xit on the internet, portraying the students as lesbians.

Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Reuben Dugah, Sakumono District Police Crime Officer, who confirmed the incident to DAILY GUIDE, noted that on November 29 2012, two female nursing students (name withheld) met one of the suspects through a telephone conversation and agreed to meet at Community 18, Lashibi, for some items that the mother allegedly sent through the suspect to her.

According to the crime officer, the next day, the invitee asked her colleague to accompany her to meet the suspect, which she obliged, adding that they met the suspect with another person at the said location.

He said the suspects lured the female students into a guest house where they had a lengthy conversation till midnight when the ladies requested to leave, but the suspects asked them to come for the items in one of the rooms, and they obliged.

Immediately they reached the room, the suspects pulled out pistols and commanded the victims to undress and fondle each other.

He stated that the suspects robbed the victims of their Samsung Galaxy S and Nokia mobile phones and used same to take naked pictures of them while the ladies fondled each other under duress.

After sometime, the suspects separated their victims and while one of the suspects took one victim to the washroom, the other kept his victim on the bed of the room and they both raped their prey.

DSP Dugah explained that Cal Bank Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cards were also taken from the victims and around 2am. When the suspects had satisfied themselves, they kicked the victims out of the room. The suspects also left the hotel around 5am without paying their bills.

On December 3,2012, the case was reported to the Sakumono Police Station and had since been under investigation. Police investigations revealed the names of the suspects which were unknown to the victims immediately. A photograph of one of the suspects was also found.

Investigations also showed that the suspects circulated the naked pictures of the victims fondling each other on the internet, describing them as lesbians among other names.

Thd Sakumono Police is calling on the public to assist with information which would lead to the arrest of the suspects for a special reward. The police have provided these numbers 0244815688/0244920117 for confidential information.


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