A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

A 73-year-old man identified as Madumeye has been arrested by operatives of the Delta State Police Command for allegedly defiling a seven-year-old girl in Ubulu-Uku, Aniocha South Area of the state.

Newsmen gathered that the suspect was arrested on February 19, 2020 by security operatives after the allegedly defiled a minor.

It was revealed that the suspect inserted his fingers into the vaginal of the victim.

It was learnt that the mother of the victim was said to have noticed changes in the victim’s walking pattern which prompted her to interrogate the daughter.

It was upon interrogation that the victim revealed to her mother what Madumeye had done to her.

She informed her mother that the septuagenarian suspect used his fingers on her private part.

As a result, the victim was taken to the General Hospital, Ubulu-Uku where she was treated of bruises around her vaginal, and thereafter discharged.

Security sources at the Divisional Police Station in Ogwashi-Uku, confirmed that the suspect was arrested following complaints lodged by the mother of the victim, adding that the matter was being investigated.

When contacted, Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya said she was out of the state, and therefore could not confirm the story.

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