Benue State police command has confirmed the arrest of a 60-year-old patent medicine dealer who defiled a four-year-old girl in Otukpo Town in Benue State.
The suspect who has been identified as Clement Ikechukwu Ogenyi, was said to have lured the minor into his room and had carnal knowledge of her at the weekend.
According to Information Nigeria, the little girl had been sent to buy Vitamin C tablets from the suspect’s medicine store when he took advantage of her.
When the girl returned home, her mother said she found out she was walking funny and when she inquired, she revealed that Ikechukwu, popularly known as Ad’Igbo (Baba Igbo) had kissed her used his penis on her private part.
DSP Catherine Anene, the spokesperson of the police in the state, confirmed the incident and that the .suspect was already in the custody of the police in Otukpo, and would be transferred to the command’s headquarters as soon as possible.