The Police in Anambra State have arrested a 33-year old man, Ejike Kanu, for allegedly defiling a seven-year-old girl in Umuobom street, Okpoko, Ogbaru LGA of the state.
It was learnt that the suspect lured the girl, who is his neighbour’s daughter, inside his wife’s shop and defiled her.
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The state Police Command spokesman, SP Haruna Mohammed, in a statement on Wednesday confirmed the incident.
“Meanwhile, the suspect has voluntarily confessed and attributed his act to the devil’s influence,” the spokesman said, adding that the case would be transferred to the state criminal investigation department for discreet investigation after which the suspect would be charged to court for prosecution.