Police in Anambra state have arrested a 33-year-old Ejike Kanu for allegedly defiling a seven-year-old girl inside his wife’s shop in Umuobom street Okpoko, a suburb in the state on Tuesday, October 6.
The suspect who is an indigene of Elugwu mkporo in Ohafia LGA of Abia State, allegedly lured the victim who is his neighbor’s daughter and had unlawful carnal knowledge with her inside his wife’s shop.
It was also learnt that police detectives visited the scene and took the victim to the hospital for medical examination where penetration was confirmed by the medical doctor.
Police detectives visited the scene and took the victim to the hospital for medical examination where penetration was confirmed by the medical doctor.
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Haruna Mohammed confirmed the incident.
Mohammed said the suspect voluntarily confessed and attributed his act to the devil’s influence.
He said the 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.