A 38-year old man, Chukwudi Ndubuisi has been arrested for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl in Ekpunegbu village in Nnewi Local Government Area of Anambra State.
The suspect who claimed to be an evangelist, allegedly lured his victim, said to be his neighbour’s daughter to his room where he defiled her.
Police spokesperson Haruna Mohammed confirmed the incident, saying the suspect had confessed to the crime.
He said, “On the 28/8/2020 Police operatives attached to Nnewi Division arrested one Chukwudi Ndubuisi ‘m’ aged 38years of Ekpunegbu village in Nnewi LGA of Anambra State.”
“Suspect who claimed to be an evangelist allegedly lured his neighbour’s daughter a twelve years old girl and had unlawful carnal knowledge with her.”
“Police detectives took the victim to the hospital for medical examination where penetration and laceration of her hymen was confirmed by the medical doctor.”
“Meanwhile, the suspect has voluntarily confessed to the crime and case transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department for discreet investigation as directed by the Commissioner of Police, John Abang.”
“The suspect would be charged to court for prosecution as soon as investigation is concluded.”