The police in Anambra state have arrested 46-year-old Ifeanyi Atogu of Ofenta Nsugbe in Anambra East LGA of the state for allegedly defiling his friend's seven-year-old daughter.
A statement released by the command's spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed, says the suspect allegedly lured his friend's daughter who is deaf and dumb and had unlawful carnal knowledge with her on September 24.
According to the statement, police detectives took the victim to the hospital for medical Examination where penetration was confirmed by the medical doctor.
Haruna said the suspect has voluntarily confessed and attributed his act to the devil's influence and manipulations.
The spokesperson said the case would be transferred to the State criminal investigation department for discreet investigation as directed by the Commissioner of Police, CP John B.Abang, after which the suspect will be charged to court for prosecution.