Girls, avoid being raped by your boyfriends – Police uncover rapists’ ploy

The Nigeria Police on Tuesday raised the alarm over the increasing reported cases of rape and warned ladies against falling prey to the gimmicks of their male companions, Punch reports.

The police said they had uncovered the tactics prospective rapists use to snare their victims.

They added that the criminal act was one of the fastest growing crimes globally, hence the need to educate Nigerians on the menace, with a view to making them stay out of trouble.

Deputy Force Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Abayomi Shogunle, wrote on Twitter that young girls and ladies should be wary of the emergency calls they receive from their male friends who feign illnesses.

The police spokesman said experience had shown that potential rapists now feign illness to lure their girlfriends and other female companions to their homes.

He advised that if you are not a nurse or a medical doctor, you should not honour the invitation.

“Ladies, a guy calls you on the telephone and says ‘I’m sick, please come to my house.’ Are you a medical doctor or a nurse? Don’t go. That is a guy’s scope for rape,” Shogunle tweeted.

While urging ladies to be more vigilant and careful in their dealings, the police noted that although rape was usually not the victim’s fault, many of them live with the scar forever.

“Rape is a fast growing global crime. It is never the victim’s fault, yet many victims of rape carry the scar and guilt forever,” the police added on its official Facebook page.

“Parents should guard against allowing their daughters to sit on the laps of presumed male family members or family friends who often take undue advantage of the child and abuse them sexually. Caution must be exercised when placing the girl-child on motorcycles, so that they do not sit on the bike directly facing the rider instead of backing them,” the police advised.

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