20-year-old man arrested for allegedly raping his neighbor’s 6-year-old daughter in Anambra

Men of the Anambra state police command have nabbed a 20-year-old man identified as Chikwado Anijiofor, for allegedly molesting his neighbor’s 6-year-old daughter in Ogbudike Okpoko in Anambra state.

However, Haruna Mohammed the spokesperson of the state police command, told newsmen that Chikwado perpetrated the crime on Wednesday, June 17, and has since admitted to the police.

“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.

The suspect had on the 17/6/2020 allegedly defiled a six-year-old girl who happens to be his neighbor’s daughter. The scene was visited by police detectives and the victim taken to the hospital for medical examination.

Meanwhile, the suspect has voluntarily confessed to the offense.” the statement read

Furthermore, 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 after which the suspect would be charged to court for prosecution.


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