A student of the Delta State College of Health Sciences and Technology, Ofuoma, has revealed how she was allegedly raped at her place of posting for internship in Agbarha-Otor community, Ughelli North Local Government Area.
The 100 level student, (name withheld) of the Health Education department was is a posted to the Primary Health Center, in Agbarha when the incident occurred on July 23.
Narrating her ordeal, the student said, “I was asleep, when I felt this sensation that someone was close to me, and Immediately i opened my eyes, behold a strange person was standing by the bed i was lying with a knife and pointing something like a gun at me.
“He commanded me to stand up and led me out of where we were sleeping at the parlour to where others were sleeping at the next room.
“When we got there, he saw the lady lying face the wall, then he asked me to turn around, which I obeyed because he was behind me and pointing a knife and gun at my head.
“He then asked me if there was money in the Health Centre, I told him I don’t know, and he also asked the type of phones all of us where using, then I told him that my android is already with him, but the others have button phones.
“He then led me to the matrons office, and inside the office, there is a room, he took me there, drop a foam and asked me to lie down or he will shoot and stabbed me to death, and because I was afraid, I obeyed his instructions
“He asked me to pull off my clothes and after raping me, he asked for my phone password, my ATM password which I gave to him. He then opened the phone and started filming my nude, and warned me that if I should tell anyone, he will send my nude videos viral.She narrated.
The matter was reported at the Agbarha-Otor police division that same night and I was directed to Ughelli Central Hospital for HIV test the next day.
The president general of the community who was aware of the incident prevented us from seeing the traditional ruler for further action.”
It was gathered, the horrible experience led to the alleged indefinite shutting down of the Health Centre by the local government chairman
The Matron of the Health Center, Mrs Felicia Anenene did not reply terse message sent to her mobile phone.
As at the time of filing this report, the health institution is still under lock and no information as to who shut it down.