46-year-old man, Charles Igwedibia, has been arrested for allegedly defiling a 12-year-old girl in Nkwelle village, Awkuzu in Oyi local government area of Anambra State.
The suspect, popularly called Alagbon of Dusogu village in Awkuzu, reportedly had series of unlawful carnal knowledge of the victim between June and July this year.
It was learnt that the suspect had also defiled another 12-year-old girl of same address within the same period.
When contacted, the police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the arrest.
He said all the victims were taken to Chira Hospital Awkuzu, where the medical doctor confirmed laceration of their hymens.
He said, “Following intelligence report, police detectives attached to Oyi Division arrested one Charles Igwedibia, aka Alagbon, aged 46 years of Dusogu village, Awkuzu in Oyi LGA of Anambra State.
“Suspect allegedly had series of unlawful carnal knowledge of a 12-year-old girl at Nkwelle village between June and July 2019.
“Preliminary investigation also revealed that same suspect defiled another 12 years’ old girl of same address within that period.”
He said the suspect would be charged to court after investigations were concluded.