Imo State Police Command has arrested a 23-year-old man identified as Uchenna Mbahotu for allegedly defiling two minor girls of the same parents, Chinemerem Akagha, 11 and Nmesoma Akagha, 9 years old respectively.
Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Orlando Ikeokwu, who disclosed this on Thursday, said the suspect was arrested following a complaint to the police by the mother of the victims, Blessing Akagha.
The police said in their report that they found out that the suspect only defiled one of the said victims, Nmesoma Akagha of the nine years old.
However, the mother of the victims, said the suspect was able to carry out his mission on her two daughters, because they were allowed to becoming close to him (Uchenna) as next-door neighbours.
“On the 13/5/2020, Based on a report by one Blessing Akagha “female” of Nkwo Orji Owerri North LGA, operatives of the Divisional Police headquarters Orji, arrested one Uchenna Mbahotu, “male” 23 years old.
“The complaint reported that the said Uchenna Mbahotu defiled her two daughters, Chinaemerem Akagha 11 years old and Nmesoma Akagha 9 years old.
“She further stated that the suspect took advantage of the fact that they allow the kids to get close to him as next-door neighbours to perpetrate the evil act.
“However, medical examination conducted on both children, revealed that it was only Nmesoma Akagha that was defiled.
“Meanwhile investigation is at an advance stage and he will be charged to court at the conclusion of the investigation,” the statement reads.