A 42-year-old man, Ajaegbu Chukwuebuka, has been arrested for allegedly defiling a four year-old-girl.
Ikeokwu told our correspondent in Owerri on Saturday that the suspect was arrested on April 20, 2020.
He said that the suspect was arrested following the alarm raised by the mother of the minor.
Ikeokwu said that the mother of the minor had noticed that her daughter had been defiled while bathing her.
He said, “The mother of the girl stated that while she was bathing her daughter, as she tried to wash the private parts, she discovered that she was hurt as she cried at any attempt to touch that part of her body.
“As a result, she was asked what happened to her and she informed her mother that it was the said Anyaegbu Chukwuebuka that hurt her. The suspect is in custody while investigation is ongoing.”