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BENUE: MOTHER OF 14-YEAR-OLD GIRL ACCUSES RETIRED POLICE OFFICER OF RAPING HER DAUGHTER … No, I didn’t rape her, she’s my wife – Defendant

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BENUE:

 

MOTHER OF 14-YEAR-OLD GIRL ACCUSES RETIRED POLICE OFFICER OF RAPING HER DAUGHTER 

… No, I didn’t rape her, she’s my wife

– Defendant

 

 

A 55-year old retired police officer, Mr Oliver Ugbaga, was on Monday arraigned at a Makurdi Magistrates’ Court for allegedly raping a minor.

Ugbaga was charged with “Procuration of a Minor and Rape’’ punishable under Sections 276 and 284 of the Penal Code Laws of Benue State, 2004.

The Prosecutor, Sergeant Regina Ishaya, told the court that a petition by one Mrs Grace Okoha of Iniongum, Wadata, Makurdi, addressed to the Commissioner of Police, Benue Command, was received on December 14, 2018.

“She stated that all efforts to trace her whereabouts proved abortive until December 8, 2018, when the accused came to her house and told her that he had taken the girl as his wife.

The prosecutor told the court that the accused was arrested during police investigation and he confessed committing the crime.

She also informed the court that investigation into the matter was in progress and pleaded for adjournment to give time for the investigation to be concluded.

Mr Prince Agbo, counsel to the accused, applied for bail for his client, promising to comply with the bail conditions.

The Magistrate, Mr Peter Chaha, granted bail to the accused in the sum of N100, 000 and a surety in like sum.

Chaha adjourned the matter to February 27, 2019.

@ NAN

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