Abia - A 36-year-old taxi driver from Abia has been arrested
after allegedly raping a female passenger, Punch reported.
The 24-year-old woman was travelling from Lagos to Obehie
when the driver decided to rape her after being the only passenger in the taxi.
The driver of the taxi had told the passenger that the car
had run out of petrol and stopped at the Aba-Port Harcourt Expressway which was
quiet at the time.
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The man fell asleep and the victim decided to go cry for
help. The driver was woken up by the Operation Safer Highway team was
patrolling in the vicinity.
The man was arrested and handed over to police. The victim
was taken to a hospital for medical attention.
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