A 70 year old woman and mother of four, Mrs. Cecilia Ogidi-Okereke, of
Ibom Village in Arochukwu, Arochukwu Council Area ofAbia State was
last Sunday reportedly raped to death by a 32 year old man whose name
was simply given as Ochu.
According to a source, Cecilia was said to have around 5pm Sunday,
gone to a nearby bush to get some leaves for her domestic goats where
Ochu trailed her and raped her to dath. Ochu,the source said, is
believedto be a drug addict and was fond of railing and raping women
of the area.
The source said that Ochu abandoned the deceased and ran away after he
had brought her body to a nearby footpath to enable the villagers see
He was however arrested on Monday afternoon in Ohafia, a neighbouring
community as he was trying to escape.