Man, 26, in Police net over alleged rape of teenager in Anambra


Police operatives attached to Okpoko Division of the Anambra State Police command on Wednesday, arrested one Stanley Okpara, aged 26 years over alleged rape of a teenage.

The suspect who hails from Umueze Isuofia in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra state resides at No. 14 Edeh Road, Okpoko in Ogbaru Local Government Area of the state.

Confirming the arrest in a statement in Awka, the Police Public Relations Officer of the command, SP Haruna Mohammed disclosed that the 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.

The command’s spokesman noted that Police detectives took the victim to the hospital for medical examination where penetration and laceration of her hymen was confirmed by the medical doctor.

He added that the case would be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department for discreet investigation as directed by the Commissioner of Police, CP John Abang, after which the suspect would be charged to court for prosecution.

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