Viral Video: Police arrest two suspects over assault on lady in Nasarawa


- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Two suspects involved in the assault of a teenage girl in a recent viral video have been arrested by the Nasarawa State Police Command.

As seen in the viral videos, the teenager was involved in an argument with another girl, Emmanuela Ekpa Ayokhai (presumed to be her friend) over a lover.

Ella, however, involved her family members, who allegedly took the victim to a bush, stripped her naked and continued beating her.

In a press release posted on its Twitter page, the Nasarawa police command said; “sequel to the viral tweet of assault on a female teenager in Lafia, Nasarawa state, the Command swiftly commenced investigation into the case. It is gratifying to state that, two suspects namely:

“Dr. Fred Ekpa Ayokhai, an associate professor with the Department of History and International Studies, Federal University of Lafia and one Emmanuela Ekpa Ayokhai have been arrested in connection with the case while the vehicle belonging to Dr Fred which was used in conveying the victim to a location along Kwandere road, Lafia where she was assaulted has been recovered.

“Preliminary investigation revealed that Emmanuela Ekpa Ayokhai and the victim had a misunderstanding over a man named IG. The victim accused Emmanuela of snatching her supposed boyfriend and assaulted her.

“In retaliation, Emmanuela mobilised her family, went after the victim and got her assaulted as well.

“The Commissioner of police, AIG Adesina Soyemi has ordered an intensive man hunt for the other fleeing suspects and further directed that, those arrested should be charged to court for prosecution upon conclusion of investigation at the State Criminal Department, Lafia.”

“Effort is ongoing to arrest the remaining suspects still at-large,” the Command tweeted.

Ella’s father is Dr. Fred Ekpa Ayokhai, an associate professor with the Department of History and International Studies, Federal University of Lafia (FUTLAFIA).

Dr. Fred Ekpa Ayokhai
Dr. Fred Ekpa Ayokhai
Emmanuela Ekpa Ayokhai
One of the suspects

“In continuation of the relentless pursuit of all suspects connected to the case of assault that was captured in a video that has gone viral, be informed that the duo of Bob Praise Ayokhai 23yrs, a 300-level student of the Department of Microbiology, Federal University of Lafia and Saint-Dan Ayokhai, 21yrs old both males have been arrested for being parties to the commission of the dastardly act.

“The Command wishes to assure members of the public that no stone will be left unturned in the course the investigation as all outcome will be made public.”

Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for Live and Entertaining Updates.

Always visit NewsWireNGR for the latest Naija news and updated Naija breaking news.

NewsWireNGRLatest News in Nigeria

Send Us A Press Statement/News Tips on 9ja Happenings: [email protected].

Advertise With Us: [email protected]

Contact Us


- Advertisement -


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Share post:




More like this

Dayo Amusa: Biography, Education, Career, Marriage, Net Worth, Achievements and Controversy

By Balogun Kamilu Lekan Biography Temidayo Amusa, famously known as Dayo...

Mixed reactions trail CBN extension of old notes deadline

Mixed reactions have trailed the Central Bank of Nigeria...

Gunmen shoot 3 policemen to death at Ebonyi checkpoint

Gunmen shot three policemen to death in Abakaliki on...

Alleged Defection to PDP: I can’t leave home to bush — Ibrahim Gobir

Senator Ibrahim Gobir (APC Sokoto-East) says he is staying...