The Anambra State Police Command has arrested a 33 years old man, Ejike Kanu for allegedly defiling a seven years old girl in his wife’s shop in Okpokpo, Anambra state.
A statement by the Anambra state Police Public Relation Officer, SP Haruna Mohammed, indicates that the Suspect, Mr. Kanu a native of Elugwu Mkporo in Ohafia LGA of Abia State but resides at Umuobom street Okpoko, allegedly lured his neighbours daughter and had unlawful carnal knowledge with her inside his wife’s shop.
Police detectives visited the scene and took the victim to the hospital for medical Examination where penetration was confirmed by the medical doctor.
The suspect attributes his act to devil’s influence in his voluntarily confession.
The State Commissioner of Police CP John Abang has directed that the case be transferred to the State criminal investigation department for discreet investigation, after which suspect will be charged to court for prosecution.