By Ikeugonna Eleke
The man whose details were omitted by the state Police Command said he carried out the act on Sunday afternoon in his room at Sunrise estate, and had previously done so.
A press release by SP Haruna Mohammed, the state police command’s public relations officer, stated that, ‘On the 12/7/2020, at about 2:30pm, following a tip off, Police operatives attached 3-3 Division arrested one Okafor Ndubuisi, aged 60 years, of Sun Rise Estates, Nkwelle Ezunaka in Oyi LGA of Anambra State.
‘The suspect had on the same date and on a different occasion allegedly defiled a 9 year old girl in his room.
‘The scene was visited by police detectives and the victim was taken to the hospital for medical examination.’
Haruna said the Commissioner of Police, CP John B. Abang, had directed that the case be transferred to the State Criminal investigation Department, Awka, for discreet investigation after which the suspect could be charged to court for prosecution.