The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has apprehended a suspect, Mr Tyoughche Emmanuel, for allegedly defiling his 14 years-old niece, who was under his custody, Nigerian Tribune reports.”
He was apprehended by the NSCDC Special Female Squad after a tip-off by a Non-Governmental (NGO), Emerging Genderplus in Abuja.
The commandant in charge of Anti-human Trafficking, Irregular Migration and other Related Offences Unit, NSCDC National Headquarters, Abuja, Elor Janet, made this known while parading the suspect on Saturday.
The statement read in part: “The suspected paedophile, aged 38 years who hails from Naka Gwe-West, Local Government Area of Benue, was arrested by the NSCDC Female Squad in Anagada at about 5:30 am Friday morning and handed over to human traffic unit, for his consistent sexual assault on his 14 years old niece, Angel (not her real name) who was under his custody.”
Narrating the ordeal in the hands of her uncle, the 14-year-old said “my uncle Mr Tyoughche Emmanuel, gave me a black substance in a small bottle to drink after which I slept off and the next thing I noticed was my Uncle putting his fingers inside where I use for urinating.”
“He did so four times on different occasions and also sucked my breasts during these occasions too and my breasts are paining me.”