A 20-year-old man has been arrested by men of the Anambra state police command for allegedly raping his neighbour’s 6-year-old daughter in Ogbudike Okpoko in Anambra state.
The 20-year-old man identified as Chikwado Anijiofor, was arrested on Wednesday, June 17 after a tip off after which he voluntarily confessed to raping the 6-year-old
The little girl was taken to the hospital for medical examinations and care.
Spokesperson of the state police command, Haruna Mohammed, told newsmen;
“On the 19/6/2020 at about 10:am following a tip off, Police operatives attached to Okpoko Division arrested one Chikwado Anijiofor ‘m’ aged 20 years native of Agbaumana in Eziagu LGA of Enugu State but reside at Ogbudike Okpoko.
Suspect had on the 17/6/2020 allegedly defiled a six-year old girl who happens to be his neighbour’s daughter. Scene was visited by police detectives and victim taken to the hospital for medical examination.
Meanwhile, suspect has voluntarily confessed to the offence.” the statement read
Haruna said the state Commissioner of Police, John Abang has directed that the case be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Awka for further investigation.
He will be charged to court afterwards.