The Imo State Police Command has arrested a security guard working at the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO), Chika Christopher Abakeke, for the repeated rape of an 11-year-old girl in Ihiagwa.
The 42-year-old security guard and his accomplice, 25-year-old Uchenna Jude were alleged to have conspired and raped the minor whenever her father left home for work.
While Abakeke hails from Umuokochi, Umuezeawula, in Ihiagwa, in Owerri West Council Area, his accomplice, Uchenna Jude hails from Umuakuntu, in Ngor-Okpala Local Government Area, both in Imo State.
Imo Police spokesperson, Henry Okoye, disclosed in a statement that medical reports revealed that the victim had sustained severe injury in her vulva as a result of defilement and the minor narrated how the suspects defiled her repeatedly.
He disclosed that the suspects were currently held at the Umuchima Police Division in Ihiagwa in the Owerri West Local Government Area and would be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department for investigations.