As a part of the plan to make sure full justice for the Late Elizabeth Ochanya Ogbaje, 13, who died final month on account of the alleged sexual assault, the operatives of the Nationwide Company for the prohibition of Trafficking in Individuals (NAPTIP), has arrested the aunty of the late Ochaya, Mrs. Ogbuja who’s suspected to have had data of the nefarious act however refused to report or communicate out.
The arrest of Mrs. Ogbuja stated to be a Employees of the catering Division of the Benue State Polytechnic, Ugbokolo, happened 4 weeks after intensive manhunt having disappeared from her home shortly after the tragic incident.
It could be recalled that the late Elizabeth Ochanya Ogbaje, a 13 years previous scholar of the Federal Authorities Women Faculty, Gboko, died on Sunday 21st October 2018 after a life battle with Vesico vaginal fistula (VVF) and different well being issues on the Benue State College Instructing Hospital, Makurdi.
This was occasioned by the allegedly sexual abuse by one Andrew Ogbuja, Head of Division, Catering and Resort Administration on the Benue State Polytechnic, Ugbokolo, Benue State, and his son, Victor Inalegwu Ogbuja, a last 12 months scholar of Animal Manufacturing on the Federal College of Agriculture, Makurdi.
Along with the continuing prosecution of the principal suspects within the case, the Director – Basic of the Nationwide Company for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Individuals (NAPTIP) Dame Julie Okah – Donli, instantly directed the Markudi Zonal Command of the Company to arrest the stated Mrs. Ogbuja and different accomplices for prosecution.
Giving element of the arrest, the Markudi Zonal Commander of NAPTIP, Mr. Ganiu Agaran, stated it took the mixed efforts of operatives of the Company in Markudi, Lagos and even Abuja earlier than she was arrested.
Report indicated that the suspect, who bought trace of the plan to arrest her, had absconded to Lagos and later to Abuja earlier than she lastly returned to Markudi had been she was arrested Friday afternoon.
Talking on the event, NAPTIP Director – Basic, Dame Julie Okah Donli, stated the suspect will likely be totally investigated to determine her degree of connivance within the incident and thereafter charged to courtroom.
“I’m nonetheless pained by the tragic demise of the Late Elizabeth Ochaya Ogbaje and the one factor we are able to do to make sure that her groaning spirit relaxation in peace is to make sure that full dose of justice is served on all these which are immediately or not directly concerned within the unwholesome act that led to her demise.
“You will need to set up the standing of individuals across the late woman who had data of her ordeal and but refused to report back to the Legislation enforcement Companies who would have rescued her.
“We can’t proceed to fold our fingers whereas our youngsters are been sexually molested and assaulted by those who should have protected them. This case at hand will likely be a case that will likely be monitored and all these linked in by hook or by crook shall all be made to face the total weight of the regulation.
“I additionally need to use this chance to attraction to all State Governors to cultivate the Violence Towards Individuals Prohibition Act (VAPP) which is presently relevant within the Federal Capital Territory. This Act is designed to make sure that our youngsters and different susceptible lessons of the society are protected.
“You will need to level out that domesticating the VAPP is one other type of giving the citizen actual divided of democracy”, NAPTIP Director – Basic stated.