Police arrest teacher for allegedly raping JSS1 student in Benue

Police logo

The Benue Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a school teacher, Mr Terseer Maikyo, for allegedly raping a JSS1 student in Ukum Local Government Area of the state.

This was contained in a press statement on Friday signed by the command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Sewuese Anene.

The statement said Maikyo was arrested on October 8,  and would soon be charged to court.

It further stated that another man, Nelson Omanka, from Obi Local Government, who was also arrested on  October 9  for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl, had been charged to court.

The police added that two people were also apprehended by detectives on October 7, in connection with the murder of one Fidelis, a student of the University of Science and Technology Calabar, Cross-River State.

The suspects are Emmanuel Williams and James Ulem.

“Two axes, one machete, a bottle of concoction, five handsets and wraps of dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp were recovered from them,” the statement said. (NAN)

Download Daily Trust News App

Get it on Google Play
Share this article

Join us on

Join our whatsapp group here for Breaking News, Exclusives , others

Complain about a story or Report an error and/or correction: +2348189301900 (Whatsapp and SMS only) Email:

DISCLAIMER: Comments on this thread are that of the maker and they do not necessarily reflect the organizations stand or views on issues.