A 10 years old girl in Okpoko, have been allegedly raped by a 26 years old man, Stanley Okpara near Onitsha in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State.
It was gathered that the little girl was lured into Okpara’s shop where he had carnal knowledge of her.
The child had reportedly gone on an errand to supply waterproof to him.
Meanwhile, the Anambra State Police Command’s spokesperson, SP Haruna Mohammed said the culprit has been arrested.
Haruna said the victim was taken to a hospital, where she was examined by a medical doctor and it was found that there was penetration in her private part, while laceration also occurred, leading to a torn hymen.
Haruna said, “On the 23/9/2020 Police operatives attached to Okpoko Division arrested one Stanley Okpara ‘m’ aged 26years residing at No.14 Edeh road Okpoko but a native of Umueze Isuoffia in Aguata LGA of Anambra State.
“Suspect allegedly lured a 10 years old girl inside his shop when she went to supply him waterproof bags and had unlawful carnal knowledge of her.
“Police detectives took the victim to the hospital for a medical Examination where penetration and laceration of her hymen was confirmed by the medical doctor.”
He also added that the case would be transferred to the State criminal investigation department for discreet investigation as directed by the Commissioner of Police CP John B.Abang, after which the suspect would be charged to court for prosecution.