28 C
Lagos
Thursday, September 24, 2020
Subscribe to News360 Info by Email
Home News Metro Man, 32, rapes 7-yr-old in Onitsha

Man, 32, rapes 7-yr-old in Onitsha

The suspect allegedly lured the girl to his apartment on June 14, to rape her.

The Police Command in Anambra has arrested a 32-year-old man for allegedly raping a seven-year-old girl at Okpoko near Onitsha.

The state’s Police Spokesman, Haruna Mohammed, who disclosed this in Awka on Thursday in a statement, gave the identity of the suspect as Chigbo Akpoluobi, a resident of Obodoukwu Road, Nkitaku, Okpoko, Anambra.

Mr Mohammed said the suspect allegedly lured the girl to his apartment on June 14, to rape her.

“On June 16, at about 12: 30p.m., following a tip off, police operatives attached to the Okpoko Division, arrested one Chigbo Akpoluobi for defiling a seven-year -old girl.

“The scene was visited by police detectives and the victim was taken to the hospital for medical examination.

“Meanwhile, the suspect has voluntarily confessed to the offence,” the police spokesman said.

According to him, the State Commissioner of Police, John Abang, has directed that the case be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Awka for discreet investigation.

He added that the suspect would be charged to court for prosecution after investigation. (NAN)

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

- Advertisment -

Most Popular

Sanwo-Olu seeks monthly payment of house rent

The Lagos State Government has called on stakeholders in the real estate sector to work out modalities for residents to pay house...

TUC kicks against FG’s approval for Rail construction to Niger Republic

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has on Thursday reacted the Federal Government’s approval for the construction of a rail line which would...

Covid-19: Ibrahimovic tested positive on conrona-virus

AC Milan are set to be without star player Zlatan Ibrahimovic in their Europa qualifying match today after he tested positive for...

CAMA Act Will Fight Corruption In Nigeria – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday explained that Companies and Allied Matters Act, 2020 (CAMA) will enhance transparency and corporate accountability in the...

Recent Comments