Man arrested for defiling minor in Rivers

The police in Rivers state have arrested a man simply identified as Bro. Joe for allegedly abducting and defiling a 12-year-old girl. 

According to reports, the minor was out on errands for her mum when the assailant and his accomplices abducted her and held her hostage in an uncompleted building for two nights.

In an interview with newsmen, the father of the victim, Anele Aleruchi, said the suspect alongside two others tied his daughter, blindfolded her and took her to an uncompleted building where they had carnal knowledge of her.

‘’Bro Joe met her on the road and deceived the little girl into following him. When the girl refused to follow him, the suspect carried the girl with two other men.

“They used clothes to tie her face and took her to an uncompleted building and kept her for two days.

“When the girl came out after two days, we asked her what happened? She said Bro Joe took her to an uncompleted building with two other men.

“She said when they took her to the uncompleted building, Bro Joe touched her private parts and also put his manhood in her private parts several times.”

Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, Grace Iringe-Koko, said the suspect had been arrested and transferred to the State CID.

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