The arrested suspect, Collins Edahbor
Men of the Edo state police command have apprehended a man identified as Collins Edahbor for allegedly r*ping an 11-year-old housemaid in Benin city, the state capital.
According to residents of the area, the victim who was brought in from Benue state, was on her way to fetch water for her guardian when she was allegedly ambushed by the suspect who allegedly pulled her into the bus and violently assaulted her, leaving her with blood gushing out of her private part.
The victim was said to have been taken to a private doctor who had to stitch her private part.
Confirming the arrest, the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Kontongs Bello, said the command is investigating the matter and that the suspect will be charged accordingly at the end of the investigation.