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Man Allegedly Defiles 7-Year-Old Girl In Wife’s Shop

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Ganiyat Ganiyu

The Anambra State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a 33-year-old man for allegedly luring and raping a seven-year-old girl inside his wife’s shop in Okpoko, Ogbaru Local Government Area of the state.

The suspect, Ejike Kanu allegedly deceived the little girl and took her into the his wife’s shop where she sells provisions and forcefully had canal knowledge of her.

The state police Public Relations Officer, Haruna Mohammed said the suspect confessed to the crime, attributing his actions to the devil.

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He said, “On the 6th of September, Police operatives attached to Okpoko Division arrested one Ejike Kanu ‘m’ aged 33 years, a native of Elugwu Mkporo in Ohafia LGA of Abia State, but resides at Umuobom Street, Okpoko, Anambra State.

“Suspect allegedly lured his neighbour’s daughter, aged 7 years old and had unlawful carnal knowledge of 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.

“Meanwhile, the suspect has voluntarily confessed and attributed his act to devil’s influence.

“Case would be transferred to the State criminal investigation department for discreet investigation as directed by the Commissioner of Police, CP John B. Abang, after which the suspect will be charged to court for prosecution.”

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