The Students of the Abia State polytechnic, Aba yesterday, staged a protest over alleged raping of an 18-yr-old female student of the institution by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) in Aba, Abia State.
The students who staged the protest yesterday, September 23 at blocked the ever busy Aba Owerri road.
They were seen carrying placards with different inscriptions airing their grievances. One of the students revealed that RRS officers had arrested six of their colleagues, three boys, and three girls at a lodge close to the school on Wednesday, September 22, but later released five of them after extorting them, leaving an 18-year-old girl behind.
The girl was later found hospitalized and in critical condition. According to the victim, she was raped by three officers while in detention.
Following the protest, the semester examination earlier scheduled to commence today has been postponed till further notice.