By Mike Odiegwu, Port Harcourt
More revelations emerged at the weekend on the case of the 32-year-old widow, who accused a policeman, Inspector Peter Ibah, of raping her for not wearing a facemask.
The driver of a commercial Toyota Sienna conveying the widow said the police team that arrested the widow from his vehicle held her and forced other passengers to abandon her despite many pleas.
The 32-year-old widow alleged that Ibah later took her to a guest house where he raped her at gunpoint.
The driver, who simply identified himself as Lucky, said the victim was held against her wish by the policeman, who insisted on arresting her over a facemask despite offering the widow an extra nose mask in his vehicle.
He alleged that the policemen threatened to shoot the tires of the vehicle if he continued to plead for the woman’s freedom.
He said: “That day around 6pm, I loaded from Bori, reaching Saakpenwaa junction, about three policemen stopped us and checked if we were all using…