A 32-year elderly man has been captured by men of the Anambra state police order for supposedly defiling a seven-year-old young lady at Okpoko near Onitsha.
Representative of the state police order, Haruna Mohammed, in an announcement discharged, gave the identity of the suspect as Chigbo Akpoluobi, an inhabitant of Obodoukwu Road, Nkitaku, Okpoko, Anambra.
As per Mohammed, the suspect supposedly attracted the victim to his home on June 14, to defile 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 representative said.
Mohammed included that the State Commissioner of Police, John Abang, has coordinated that the case be moved to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Awka for watchful investigation.