26-year-old man arrested for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl in Anambra - SALIENT TIMES ONLINE

26-year-old man arrested for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl in Anambra

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The police in Anambra state have arrested 26-year-old Stanley Okpara pictured above for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl on Wednesday, September 24.

A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Mohammed Haruna, states that the suspect who resides at NO.14 Edeh road Okpoko, allegedly lured the ten-year-old girl inside his shop when she went to supply him waterproof bags and had unlawful carnal knowledge of her.


He said the police were alerted and they took the victim to the hospital for medical Examination where penetration and laceration of her hymen was confirmed by the medical doctor.


The spokesperson 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 B.Abang after which the suspect will be charged to court for prosecution.