Morehouse College Athletes Accused Of Raping Spelman Student

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From left to right: Lucien Kidd, Tevin Mgbo, Malcolm Frank, Chukwudi Ndudikwa

At least three Morehouse College athletes have been accused of raping an 18-year-old Spelman College student, WSB-TV 2 in Atlanta reports.

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The accused are basketball players Malcolm Frank, a junior from Decatur, and Chukwudi Ndudikwa, a senior from Atlanta. Both are charged with rape. Tevin Mgbo, another basketball player, is charged with kidnapping and reckless conduct, according to Fulton County Courthouse records. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the three men appeared before a student conduct hearing on campus after the arrest warrants were issued.

Lucien Kidd, of Ohio, was also charged with rape in April. Head football coach Rich Freeman told 11Alive News that Kidd tried out for the team in 2010, but did not make the cut. The Journal-Constitution reports that Kidd was arrested in January for battery and destruction of property.

Each of the men was released on $10,000 bond after being arrested in connection to the rape charges.

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The unidentified Spelman student told police that she was sexually assaulted while under the influence of an unknown substance. She also told authorities that the alleged rape took place on campus.

Morehouse College Office Of Communications released the following statement:

In March, there were two alleged assault incidents involving Morehouse students.

After the information was brought to the attention of campus police, the suspectswere identified and arrested.

While we cannot speak to specifics of these cases, our policies and procedures call for disciplinary actions against students who violate our code of conduct and the law, up to and including dismissal from the College.

Morehouse has a zero tolerance policy related to violence of any kind.  Violence is the very antithesis of the Morehouse ethos and the values of a Morehouse Man.

Morehouse College police are working with the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office and will continue to do so until these cases are resolved.

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