The police in Anambra state have arrested a 31-year-old man, Sunday Eyim, for allegedly defiling a four-year-old minor in Awka, the state capital on Saturday, July 11.
Mr Sunday Eyim was on Tuesday arrested in Amawbia, Awka South LGA, after neighbours reported that he had canal knowledge of a four-year-old girl.
Police Public Relations Officer for Anambra State Police Command, SP Haruna Mohammed who disclosed this said Eyim was arrested a day after he lured the minor to his room and had canal knowledge of her.
“On the 13/7/2020 following a tip-off, police operatives attached to CPS Awka arrested one Sunday Eyim, 31, of Oruana village Amawbia in Awka South LGA of Anambra State.
“Suspect had on the 11/7/2020 allegedly defiled a 4-year-old girl in his room. The scene was visited by police detectives and the victim taken to the hospital for medical examination where penetration was confirmed.”
Haruna quoted the state police commissioner, CP John B.Abang as having 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.