A 20-year-old man identified as Chikwado Anijiofor, has been arrested for reportedly raping his neighbour’s 6-year-old daughter in Ogbudike Okpoko, Anambra state.
In a statement released by the Police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed said that the suspect had confessed to the crime.
Mohammed said that the Commissioner of Police, John Abang has directed that the case should be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Awka for further investigation.
He said, “on the 19/6/2020 at about 10:am following a tip off, Police operatives attached to Okpoko Division arrested one Chikwado Anijiofor ‘m’ aged 20 years native of Agbaumana in Eziagu LGA of Enugu State but reside at Ogbudike Okpoko.
“Suspects had on the 17/6/2020 allegedly defiled a six-year old girl who happens to be his neighbour’s daughter.
“Scene was visited by police detectives and victim taken to the hospital for medical examination.
“Meanwhile, suspect has voluntarily confessed to the offence. The Commissioner of Police, John Abang has directed that the case be transferred to the State Criminal investigation Department, Awka for discreet investigation after which suspect would be charged to court for prosecution.”