A 60-year-old man accused of severally defiling a 9-year-old girl living with his family has been arrested and paraded by the Imo state police command.
The state Commissioner of Police, Rabiu Ladodo, disclosed that on September 24, 2019, one Chijioke Agu, who is the father of the victim, lodged a complaint at the Ikeduru Police Division.
The police boss said:
“Mr. Agu had stated that the suspect had, several times, raped the victim who is a relation of the wife living with them. .
Whenever the wife was away in the market, he did it until the victim opened up on the 23rd of September 2019.”
He further stated that acting on the complaint, the suspect was arrested and a medical report from the Police Hospital Owerri revealed that the victim had been defiled.