A 43-year-old bus conductor in Onitsha, Anambra State, Ikechukwu Ekenta, has been arrested for allegedly defiling his four-year-old daughter.
The incident, it was gathered, happened at their residence in the 3-3 area of Onitsha, Anambra state.
The suspect, who hails from Imo state was arrested by the Anambra State Ministry of Women and Children Affairs, in collaboration with security agencies.
A statement from the office of the Commissioner for Women and Children Affairs, Ndidi Mezue, obtained by our correspondent on Thursday in Awka, said Ekenta was alleged to have committed the act when the mother of the girl was in an undisclosed hospital where she was delivered of a baby.
The statement partly read:
“The mother of the girl returned from the hospital where she was delivered of a baby girl. On getting home, she discovered that her first daughter was feeling pains in her private parts.
“She demanded to know what happened, the girl of four disclosed to her disbelief, that the father had fingered her and also had carnal knowledge of her.
Source: News update