Delta State Police Command has arrested a man simply identified as General in connection with abduction of 12-year-old girl, Blessing Imeh, who was found with a slit throat inside a soakaway in Abraka, in the Ethiope East Local Government Area of the state.
It was learnt that Blessing was found alive inside a soakaway with her throat slit on Tuesday, January 5, 2021,
five days after she went went missing while running an errand for her parents on January 1.
After she was rescued, the girl revealed that one of their neighbours identified as General, was among the three men that abducted her.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Onome Onovwakpoyeya, said General had been arrested after the matter was reported at the Abraka Police Station.
Onovwakpoyeya said the police had lauched a manhunt to apprehend his accomplices, adding that the victim had been taken to a hospital.
“The young girl was stabbed at the back and her throat was slit, but she’s alive and receiving treatment at the moment,” the police spokesperson said.
“She said three people lured her, but she could identify one who is a carpenter and their neighbour. The carpenter, called General, has been arrested and effort is being made to arrest other suspects.”
KanyiDaily had also reported how a 32-year-old welder was arrested for allegedly stabbing a father of two to death during a fight over prostitute in Kogi State.