The suspect allegedly lured the 7-year-old minor to his house and had carnal information of her.
A 32- yr -old man has been arrested by men of the Anambra state police command for allegedly defiling a seven-year-old woman at Okpoko close to Onitsha.
Spokesperson of the state police command, Haruna Mohammed, in an announcement launched, gave the id of the suspect as Chigbo Akpoluobi, a resident of Obodoukwu Highway, Nkitaku, Okpoko, Anambra.
In line with Mohammed, the suspect allegedly lured the sufferer to his house on June 14, to defile her.
“On June 16, at about 12: 30p.m., following a tip off, police operatives connected to the Okpoko Division, arrested one Chigbo Akpoluobi for defiling a seven-year -old woman.
The scene was visited by police detectives and the sufferer was taken to the hospital for medical examination. In the meantime, the suspect has voluntarily confessed to the offence.” the police spokesman mentioned.
Mohammed added that the State Commissioner of Police, John Abang, has directed that the case be transferred to the State Legal Investigation Division, Awka for discreet investigation.