Students of the Abia state polytechnic are currently protesting the alleged r*ping of an 18-yr-old female student of the institution by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) in Aba, Abia State,
The students who staged the protest today, September 23 at the school premises, were seen carrying placards with various inscriptions airing their grievances. They revealed that RRS officers had arrested six of their colleagues, three boys, and three girls at a lodge close to the school on Wednesday, September 22, but later released five of them after extorting them, leaving an 18-year-old girl behind.
The girl was later found hospitalized and in critical condition. According to the victim, she was r*ped by three officers while in detention.
Following the protest, the semester examination earlier scheduled to commence today has been postponed till further notice.