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Masquerade Arraigned for Assaulting a Woman in Enugu — Police.

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The Enugu State Police Command has made public the arrest and arraignment of a masquerade for allegedly assaulting a woman in the Nsukka. 

The State Police Command’s spokesman, DSP Daniel Ndukwe, who released the Statement on Thursday, Stated that the masquerade was  arrested on May 12, 2024, around 3.45 p.m. by operatives of the Nsukka Sector of the Command’s Anti-Cultism Tactical Squad.

According to the police spokesman Ndukwe, the Oriokpo masquerade,  was sighted physically assaulting a female victim at Ugwuoye Junction, Nsukka, when the operatives arrested it.

He maintained  that the masquerader, who has been  identified as one Ugwuoke Ebube, aged 22, had been arraigned in court on Wednesday in Nsukka, even as he noted that the court later granted him bail.

According to the Police investigation that same suspect was part of a group of masqueraders that  assaulted a female nurse riding a motorcycle recently.

“He was  arraigned in the Nsukka Magistrate Court of Enugu State, Nigeria, but was granted bail by the court,” Ndukwe said.

The police spokesman, however, quoted the state Commissioner of Police, Kanayo Uzuegbu, to have condemned the act, while warning those intending to hide under the guise of culture-celebrating masquerades, to commit criminal acts of assaulting fellow citizens to desist forthwith.

He stressed that the command will henceforth not hesitate to bring anyone found wanting to book, just as in the case at hand.

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