Police authorities in Abia have dismissed Corporal Chinedu Nwachukwu who allegedly raped a female student of Abia State Polytechnic, Aba. He will soon appear in court, the authorities say.
Corporal Nwachukwu served at the Eziama police station, Aba, where committed the heinous crime.
The cop’s dismissal came on Tuesday after an orderly room trial in Umuahia, where he was found guilty of the offence according to Janet Agbede, Commissioner of Police Abia State Command.
A senior police officer in Umuahia was quoted as saying, “He was found guilty of the rape allegation which he allegedly committed last week.
‘The administrative procedure which among other things includes the orderly room trial and subsequent dismissal prepares him for prosecution in court,’ the officer said.