The Nasarawa State Police Command on Sunday said its operatives in the Obi Local Government Area of the state arrested a 75-year-old man, Isa Okpoku, for allegedly defiling his four-year-old niece.
According to Punch Newspaper, the state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ramhan Nansel, in a statement on Sunday, said a complaint on the matter was lodged at the Obi Divisional Police Station on Saturday.
Nansel said, “Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect and his niece were both residents in the same house, thus he lured the victim into his room and wilfully had unlawful carnal knowledge of her.”
“The victim was, however, rushed to a hospital for medical examination where a doctor confirmed that the hymen was broken.”
The PPRO added that the Commissioner of Police, Maiyaki Baba, had ordered a comprehensive investigation into the matter, after which, the suspect would be charged.