A 48-year-old man, Igbo Thomas, has been remanded at the Awka Correctional Centre, Anambra State for allegedly defiling his three daughters.
Thomas, who hails from Enugu State, allegedly committed the offence at Enuoji village in Enugwu Ukwu, Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State.
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The Anambra State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) had, on May 24, 2021, arrested the suspect at Okolo Ani village in Igbo Etiti Local Government Area of Enugu State for the offence.
The suspect, who reportedly confessed to the crime, blamed his action on the influence of alcohol.
The corps’ spokesperson, Edwin Okadigbo, in a statement, said the suspect was arraigned at the High Court, Awka yesterday and was ordered to be remanded at the correctional centre by the judge.
Okadigbo said, “It will be recalled that on 24/5/2021 Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Anambra State Command arrested one Mr. Igbo Thomas of Okolo Ani village Igbo Etiti LGA Enugu State for allegedly having canal knowledge with three of his daughters.
“Upon conclusion of thorough investigation, the suspect was arraigned at the State High Court Awka and has been remanded at Awka Correctional Centre by the Judge.”