By Jumu’ah Abiodun
Lagos State Police have arrested a 44 year old man, Obinna Anneke, for having canal knowledge of a 7-year old girl in Lagos. It was also discovered that the man has been defiling the girl for long, the last of which happened on Tuesday, 8th March, 2016 at around 7am.
Obina who hails from Enugu works in Obalende, Lagos Island and is also family friend to the victim’s mother as they live on same street in Bariga.
Investigation revealed that the victim’s mother always leaves and her younger brother as early as 6am Monday to Friday because of the nature of her business.
The victim finally told her Daddy what the suspect has been doing to her on Sunday, 13th March, 2016. The father reported the matter at the police station and policemen attached to Bariga division arrested the suspect.
Obina has been transferred to Gender Department of the command on Monday for further investigation.
Obina confessed to having committed the crime saying he had only slept with the poor girl for ‘just six times’
“I have only slept with her for just 6 times”, Obina confessed in his statement.
The command Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Dolapo Badmos, confirmed the suspect transfer to Gender Department of the command while the victim has been taken to hospital for medical check up “The suspect has been transferred to gender department of the command for discreet investigation while the victim has been taken to hospital for proper medical check up,” she said.