A Nigerian man identified as Obimeze Maduabuchi has been arrested by the Anambra state police command for allegedly raping an underage children in Ofianta Village, Nsugbe.
The 21-year-old suspect, who resides at Ejeagwu Estate, Awka, allegedly had carnal knowledge of two boys of 5 and 7 years on different occasions.
The suspect has made a voluntary confessional statement to the police and blamed his act on peer group influence. The two victims have been taken to the hospital for medical examination.
A statement from the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Haruna Mohammed, said Obimese was arrested by the police detectives attached to B’ Division, Awka, following a tip-off. According to a statement, the suspect voluntarily confessed to committing the crime and blamed his acts on peer group influences.
“The scene of the crime was visited by the police detectives and the two victims, all boys, were taken to the hospital for medical examination.” Haruna said
Haruna said the state commissioner of police, CP John B. Abang, has ordered the transfer of the case to the state criminal investigation department (CID) for discreet investigations after which the suspect would be charged to court.