The Divisional Police Officer in charge of Ogidi Division, Mr Abubakar Isa , has confirmed the gang rape of a 14-year-old girl by three security operatives attached to Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, Nkpor.
The victim, Ujunwa Nwolisa who went to fetch firewood in company of two other under aged boys at the vast land of Our Lady’s Church premises was reportedly raped at machete point by the trio.
According to the girl who narrated her ordeal to newsmen amidst tears said the three security guards emerged from nowhere as she and the two boys were gathering firewood and picking cashew fruits that fell on the ground inside the church compound, accusing them of plucking the fruits. They denied the allegation insisting that that they only took the ones that fell from the tree.
It was after this that she was pounced upon and sexually scarred.
The Anambra Police Commmand says a suspect has already being arrested while efforts are on to arrest other gang members of the security men that raped the innocent and harmless girl.
Police spokesman, PPRO Emeka Chukwuemeka , a CSP said investigations are ongoing and once investigations are concluded the suspects would be arraigned before a court of competent jurisdiction.