A 22-year old man has been arrested for allegedly raping a 10-year old girl in Uzoegwu Street Nkpor in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State.
The suspect, a native of Ndikelionwu village in Orumba North LGA, reportedly defiled the victim in his room.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Haruna Mohammed who disclosed this in a statement, said the suspect would be charged to court for prosecution after investigation.
He said, “On the 22/6/2020 at about 3:pm following a tip off, Police operatives attached to Isiuwulu Division arrested one Ikechukwu Okoli ‘m’ aged 22years native of Ndilionwu village in Orumba North LGA but reside at Uzoegwu Street Nkpor in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State.
“Suspect had on the same date allegedly defiled a ten years old girl in his room. Scene was visited by police detectives and victim taken to the hospital for medical examination where laceration of her hymen was confirmed.
“Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, John Abang has directed that the case be transferred to the State Criminal investigation Department, Awka for discreet investigation after which suspect would be charged to court for prosecution.”