The Activists panning to protest the death of Karen Akpagher an SS1 student of Premiere Academy in Lugbe, Abuja who was raped by persons yet to be identified, have been invited by the police of Federal Capital Territory (FCT) for ‘inciting public disturbance’.
Karen who died on June 22, 2021, suffered hyperglycemia triggered by sepsis, an infection caused by the condom found in her.
In the quest to call attention to the incident and demand justice, concerned Nigerians and activists have planned a protest for Friday, July 9.
Notwithstanding on Thursday, July 8, the Police, in a memo with Ref. No. 3000/FCT/X/D9/ VoL 62/38, invited the persons planning the demonstration.
This letter from the Police was signed by Pam Joseph, a Deputy Commissioner of Police at the Criminal Investigation Department, FCT Command.
The head of Coalition Against Gender-Based Violence and Convener, Men Against Rape Foundation, Lemmy Ugbhegbe, was asked to appear for “inciting public disturbance.”