Inyang Patrick, 22, and Ibah Edet, 23 are two men suspected to have drugged a lady (names withheld) before having sex with her, have been arrested by Cross River State police command.
The commissioner noted that the suspects were arrested after being reported to the police by the victim.
He said, “On February 23, 2018, the victim alleged that she was invited by one Inyang Akwanyene Patrick, male, 22, to Harris Guest House along Atimbo Road in Calabar.
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News men reported that the lady narrated the incident as quote below:
On arrival at the guest house, she met Inyang Akwanyene Patrick and Ibah Edet and was offered a bottle of drink suspected to have been drugged, which she took and became unconscious.
Thereafter the duo forcefully had unlawful carnal knowledge of her and videoed all that transpired, which they later used to intimidate and demand ransom from the victim, threatening that they would make the recording viral to the public if she failed to comply.
“During interrogation, the suspects confessed to the crime. The phone used for recording her was recovered from the suspects and will be tendered as exhibit in court. Meanwhile, medical examination has been carried out by a qualified medical to know her health status.
The commissioner urge the residents of the state and the general public to join hands with the police and other security agencies in fighting crime and ensuring peace in the state.