Police in Anambra state said they have arrested two persons allegedly involved in defiling a 12-year old girl in Ozubulu, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of the State.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Haruna Mohammed who disclosed this in a statement, said one of the suspects, Sunday Akanigbo (30) reportedly raped the victim, while his accomplice, Ikemefuna Muoma (28), was said to be filming the dastardly act.
He said the suspects had confessed to the crime and the video clip recovered in their possession.
He said, “On the 18/6/2020 at about 1:45pm, Police operatives attached to Ozubulu Division arrested one Sunday Akanigbo ‘m’ aged 30 years of Amakwa Ozubulu in Ekwusigo LGA of Anambra State.
“Suspect had in the month of April this year allegedly defiled a twelve years old girl while his accomplice one Ikemefuna Muoma ‘m’ aged 28 years of same address also arrested filmed the dastardly act.
“Meanwhile, suspects have voluntarily confessed to the offences and the video clip was recovered in their possesion as exhibit. Scene was visited by police detectives and victim taken to the hospital for medical examination.
“The Commissioner of Police CP John B. Abang, fdc has directed that the case be transferred to the State Criminal investigation Department, Awka for discreet investigation after which suspects would be charged to court for prosecution.”