254 views | Kenechukwu Ofomah | September 25, 2020
A ten-year-old girl has been raped in Okpoko in Ogbaru Council Area of Anambra State, by a 26-year-old man who she supplies nylon bags to.
The suspect, identified as Stanley Okpara, resides at No 14 Edeh Road, Okpoko but hails from Umueze village, Isuofia in Aguata LGA of Anambra State.
He was said to have lured the ten-year-old into his shop when she went to supply him waterproof bag and had unlawful carnal knowledge of her, according to a statement on Thursday, by the Police Public Relations Officer in Anambra, Haruna Mohammed.
Mohammed said Police operatives attached to Okpoko Division had arrested the suspect on Wednesday and as well took the victim to the hospital for medical examination where penetration and laceration of her hymen was confirmed by a medical doctor.
The statement said the case would be transferred to the State criminal investigation department for discreet investigation as directed by the State Commissioner of Police, John Abang, after which the suspect will be charged to court for prosecution.