GRAPHIC WARNING: Kidnappers gang-rape UNIPORT student, kill her

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Uniport student, Joy Adoki was raped and killed by her abductors
Uniport student, Joy Adoki was raped and killed by her abductors

A notorious gang that kidnapped three University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) students, on 7 April, gang-raped the female among them, one of the suspect has said.

They then went further to butcher her to death, as well as kill her two colleagues, Chronicle NG has learnt.

The female student was identified as Joy Adoki. The other students were Nelson Nwafor and Fortune Obemba.

Ms Adoki was a 400 level student of Management Department when she was declared missing in March.

Police with the suspect who killed three UNIPORT students standing in front of their body bags
Police with the suspect who killed three UNIPORT students standing in front of their body bags

Police have since put all three bodies of the victims in bags and have deposited them in the mortuary.

The police were able to crack the kidnapping after the arrest of the chief suspect, Friday Akpan, on 30 April.

He then led the cops to the arrest of two other suspects.

The suspect kneel next to the decaying body of one of his UNIPORT victims
The suspect kneel next to the decaying body of one of his UNIPORT victims

On May 1, he then took the operatives of the anti-kidnapping unit of the Rivers State Police Command to a forest at Eteo in Eleme Local Government Area.

At the forest, they found the bodies of the missing students.

It was learnt that the three undergraduates were kidnapped around Choba Campus of the University and driven to the forest.

The decaying body of another UNIPORT victim in the forest
The decaying body of another UNIPORT victim in the forest

Their abductors demanded ransom and when the ransom did not come, they raped Joy Adoki and killed all three of them.

According to DSP Nnamdi Omoni, the Police Public Relations Officer, the exhibits recovered from the suspects were an AK47 rifle, three magazines and 72 rounds of ammunition.

The Commissioner of Police, Joseph G Mukan assured the families of the deceased students that justice will be brought to bear on their killers.