The Anambra State Police Command on Wednesday, arrested a man for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl in Okpoko, Ognaru Local Government Area of the State.
The man named Stanley Okpara allegedly lured the girl inside his shop when she went to supply him water proof and had unlawful carnal knowledge with her.
According to a statement released by the Police Public Relations Officer of the Anambra State Police Command, SP Haruna Mohammed, Police detectives took the victim to the hospital for medical Examination where penetration and laceration of her hymen was confirmed by the medical doctor.
The suspect who is a native of Umueze Isuoffia in Aguata LGA of Anambra State was arrested by Police operatives attached to Okpoko Division.
Mohammed stated that the case would be transferred to the State criminal investigation department for discreet investigation as directed by the Commissioner of Police, John Abang, after which suspect will be charged to court for prosecution.