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FULafia lecturer, daughter, sons arrested for beating, stripping female student

Police in Nasarawa State have arrested a senior lecturer at the Federal University of Lafia (FULAFIA), Fred Ayhokai and his daughter, Emmanuella, and sons for allegedly assaulting a young woman Blessing Mathias.

Ayhokai and his daughter were filmed beating and stripping Ms Mathias naked over a man.

The incident reportedly occurred on Friday.

On Saturday, Nasarawa Police Command tweeted that investigation on the incident has commenced and two of the suspects have been arrested while others are currently at large.

In an update signed by Nasarawa police spokesman Ramhan Nansel, the Command said the lecturer’s sons who were at large have been arrested.

“In continuation of the relentless pursuit of all suspects connected to the case of assault that was captured in a video that has gone viral, be informed that the duo of Bob Praise Ayokhai 23 yrs, a 300-level student of the Department of Microbiology, Federal University of Lafia and Saint-Dan Ayokhai,  21 yrs old both males have been arrested for being parties to the commission of the dastardly act,” the statement read.

It was gathered that the FULAFIA lecturer and other members of his family took the 20-year-old Mathias to a bush where she was stripped.

A trending video shows the victim being stripped with scissors by the lecturer.

Reports say that Mathias had confronted Emmanuella for having the phone number of her (Mathias’) boyfriend on her phone and chatting with him.

She ordered Emmanuella to delete the phone number but the latter refused. Her refusal, it was learnt, led into a fight.

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