Ikechukwu Okoli, A 22-year old man has been arrested for suspect raping a 10-year- old girl in Uzoegwu Street Nkpor in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State.
The suspect, a native of Ndikelionwu village in Orumba North Local Government Area of the state, reportedly lured the victim to his room where he had carnal knowledge of her.
The Police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed the arrest, said the suspect would be charged after investigations were concluded.
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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. The scene was visited by police detectives and the 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.”