A man identified as Paul Ihuaka 45, has been arrested by Men of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) after he was alleged to have threatened his mother with a pistol and thereafter raped her.
The man said “After drinking on that fateful evening, there was a heavy downpour and I could not resist the urge for sex; so, I had to use a local pistol to threaten my mother to submission and I later raped her,”
The Culprit who hails from Umueke Ezagbogu in the Ezinihitte Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State, was handed over to the corps by the youth in the community after his mother raised alarm.
The NSCDC commander said: “The men of the command later proceeded to the residence of the suspect and arrested him,” .
Sources said that the suspect lives with his mother, who confirmed that the incidence has occured twice.
His Mother narrating her ordeal said:
“I was in the kitchen and saw him (Ihuaku) with a pistol. He used it to threaten me. He told me that he would kill me. I could not do anything other than to beg him to drop the gun.
“It was in the process that he threw me on the ground and it (rape) happened.
“I had to call on the youths the next morning, as the incident happened when it was already dark and damp. The youth later went to the NSCDC headquarters in Itu to report him, hence his arrest.”
While Fielding questions from journalists, he was asked about his marital status, Ihauka said he doesn’t have a job and had no means of livelihood.
“I was not bewitched. I was under the influence of alcohol,” he added.