A 23-year-old man, Uchenna Mbahotu, has been arrested by the Divisional police headquarters in Orji Owerri North local government area, in Imo state, for allegedly taken sexual advantage of two minors, named Chinaemerem Akagha 11-year-old and Nmesoma Akagha, 9-year-old.
The Imo state Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Orlando Ikeokwu, yesterday in Owerri, said that it was as a result of the complaint to the police by the mother of the victims, Blessing Akagha, that led to the arrest of the suspect.
However, the police said that in their report that they found out that the suspect only defiled one of the said victims, Nmesoma Akagha of the nine years old.
But according to the mother of the victims, the suspect was able to carry out his mission on her two daughters, because they were allowed to becoming close to him (Uchenna).
The police narrated:
“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.”