In Okpoko, near Anambra State, a man identified as Stanley Okpara, 26 a native of Umueze Isuoffia in Aguata LGA of the State but resident at No.14 Edeh road Okpoko was arrested for allegedly raping a 10- year- old girl.
According to reports, the suspect lured the victim into his shop and forcefully had canal knowlwdge of her.
Haaruna Mohammed, Police spokesperson confirmed the incident and arrest saying:
“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 native of Umueze Isuoffia in Aguata LGA of Anambra State.
“Suspect allegedly lured a ten years old girl inside his shop when she went to supply him water proof bag and had unlawful carnal knowledge with her.
“Police detectives took the victim to the hospital for medical examination where penetration and laceration of her hymen was confirmed by the medical doctor.
“Meanwhile, the case would be transferred to the State criminal investigation department for discreet investigation as directed by the Commissioner of Police, John B.Abang, after which suspect will be charged to court for prosecution.”