Posted by News Express | 21 September 2020 | 323 times
By PAMELA EBOH, Awka
A 26-year-old man residing at No.14 Edeh Road Okpoko, Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State, has been arrested by police operatives attached to Okpoko Division for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl.
It was gathered that the suspect, Stanley Okpara, a native of Umueze Isuofia in Aguata LGA lured the girl inside his shop when she went to supply him water plastic bag and had carnal knowledge of her.
The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed the incident, said the victim was taken to the hospital for medical examination by Police detectives where the Medical Doctor on call confirmed that her hymen had been lacerated.
He said: “On September 23, 2020, Police operatives attached to Okpoko Division arrested one Stanley Okpara ‘m’ aged 26 years old for having carnal knowledge of a 10years old girl.
“Meanwhile, the case would be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department for discreet investigation as directed by the Commissioner of Police, Mr. John B. Abang.”
He said that the suspect will be charged to court for prosecution at the end of the investigation.
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