Posted by News Express | 23 February 2020 | 1,040 times
By PAMELA EBOH, Awka
A 38-year-old man has been arrested by the Anambra State Police Command for having sex with over six boys of between 10 and 14 years of age.
The suspect, Emmanuel Bassey, an indigene of Abi Local Government Area of Cross River State, was said to have had carnal knowledge of the victims at different times within Ngozika Estate where he resides.
A statement on Sunday by the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Haruna Mohammed, said: “On the 21/2/2020 at about 3:27pm, following a tip-off, Police detectives attached to ‘B’ Division Awka arrested one Emmanuel Bassey ‘m’ aged 38 years of Abi LGA of Cross Rivers State but resides at Ngozika Housing Estate, Awka.
“Suspect allegedly had unlawful carnal knowledge against the order of nature with over Six Small boys of between 10 and 14 years on different occasions.
“Meanwhile, scene of crime was visited by Police detectives and Six victims, all boys were taken to the hospital for medical examination.”
Mohammed said that the suspect has made a voluntary confessional statement to the police and blamed his act on the demons.
He said the state Commissioner of Police (CP) John Abang has ordered for immediate transfer of the case to the State Criminal investigation Department (CID) for discreet investigation after which suspect would be charged to Court for prosecution.
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