The Anambra State Police Command has announced the arrest of one Ejike Kanu, 33, for allegedly raping his neighbour’s 7-year-old daughter, in Umuobom street, Okpoko area of the state, inside his wife’s shop.
According to the command’s spokesperson, SP Haruna Mohammed, the suspect allegedly lured the victim and had unlawful carnal knowledge of her inside his wife’s shop.
Haruna said the suspect voluntarily confessed to his crime and attributed his act to devil’s influence.
The victim has since been taken to hospital for medical attention.
Meanwhile, the suspect is still in custody for further investigation after which he will be arraigned for rape and other related charges.