The disturbing news of the alleged rape of a 14 year-old girl in Onitsha by a policeman went viral last week. In This piece, David-Chyddy Eleke takes a second look at the incidence, the cry for justice by concerned individuals and groups and the move by the police to purge itself of criminal elements
Okpoko in Ogbaru local government area near Onitsha, the commercial nerve centre of the South east is unarguably the most dangerous slum in the town. It has grown to be a notorious neighborhood where everything bad seems to thrive. The area is mostly habited by low income earners, and this is evident in the shanties that dot the area, which serve as residential place for families.
Crime, drug, prostitution