A 29-year-old man, Ogbu Christian, has been arrested in Anambra State for allegedly defiling a seven-year-old girl, Punch Newspaper reports.
The suspect, said to be a native of Mboshi in the Iboeze North Local Government Area of Enugu State, allegedly committed the offence on Aniche Street, Okpoko, Anambra State.
He reportedly had unlawful carnal knowledge of the victim, who is said to be his neighbour’s daughter.
“He lured the little girl with biscuit and took her to his room and defiled her,” a source said.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the incident.
He said the suspect would be charged after investigation, adding that the incident happened on Tuesday.
Mohammed stated, “Police operatives attached to the Okpoko Division arrested one Ogbu Christian, 29, a native of Mboshi in the Iboeze North LGA of Enugu State, but resident on Aniche Street Okpoko, Anambra State.”
“The suspect allegedly lured his neighbour’s seven-year-old daughter and had unlawful carnal knowledge of her inside his room, using biscuit as bait.”
“Police detectives visited the scene and took the victim to hospital for medical examination and penetration was confirmed by the medical doctor.”
The PPRO said the case would be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department for discreet investigation as directed by the Commissioner of Police in the state, John Abang.