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4 men gouged out eyes of woman before gang-raping her

By William Martin 12:45 PM December 10, 2017
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A group of violent men lured a woman to a house, where they gouged out her eyes and raped her, according to police in Nigeria.

Toro police said that they have arrested 30-year-old Mohammed Sani Alias Bambi, 40-year-old Sabo Rabo, and Bitrus Yakubu after being accused of gang-raping the 40-year-old woman, who was not identified.

A fourth suspect is still at large.

All four suspects have been charged with conspiracy, rape, causing grievous hurt, and attempted culpable homicide.

Bambi and Rabo have been found guilty of those charges at the High Court in Bauchi State.

Justice Rabi Umar sentenced the two defendants to life in prison.

Umar called the defendants devils in human skin.

Yakubu died at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital before standing trial.

According to the police investigation, Bambi, Yakubu, Rabo, and the unidentified suspect conspired to lure the 40-year-old woman to a house in order to gang rape her.

One day, when the woman walked by their house, the defendants lured the woman inside.

The men then gouged out her eyes.

The four defendants then took chances raping her.

The woman was rushed to a hospital, where doctors attempted to save her eyes.

After intensive treatment, the woman lost her sight in one eye while her other remained visually impaired.