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Police Arrests Labourer For Defiling Five-year-old Girl

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A labourer, Achibong Koko, has been arrested by operatives of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly defiling a five-year-old girl.It was gathered that detectives arrested the suspect on Sunday, June 24, 2018, at his residence on Dansa Street, Abule-Oshun.
During a press briefing on Wednesday, the state Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, said a medical test that was conducted on the victim showed her hymen was broken.

He said, “Information was received by the Divisional Police Officer, Onireke division, that a five-year-old girl had been defiled. A team of detectives was mobilised to the area, where the suspect, Achibong Koko, was arrested.“According to the mother of the victim, the daughter left her room while she was asleep. She added that the girl was violated while she slept. However, she noticed that the daughter was not walking properly, so she questioned her. The girl revealed that the suspect took advantage of her. .
. “The victim was taken to a hospital where a doctor carried out an examination. The examination report revealed that the hymen of the victim had been ruptured as a result of the defilement.”

The mother of the victim, Umoru Hajara, alleged that the suspect took her daughter from her side.
She said, “I never knew she was no longer beside me. My aunt, who observed the way my daughter was walking, woke me up. When I saw her as well, I was forced to check her. I pulled down her pants and saw sperms on her body. I asked her who did it and she pointed to a particular room. When we got there, we didn’t meet anyone.

“I went to report to the leader of my area, Alhaji Bello. But unknown to us, the suspect was in his friend’s room. Both of them were called out, and they asked my daughter who violated her. She pointed at him.”.Koko, an indigene of Akwa-Ibom State, denied the allegation.The CP said the case had been transferred to the gender unit of the command for proper investigation, adding that the suspect would be charged to court.

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