A man identified as Mr Felix Iloghevbo has been arrested by the police in Edo for allegedly defiling his 7-year-old daughter.
Spokesperson of the command, Chidi Nwabuzor, said the suspect committed the crime on September 19, 2023, in Idokpa community, Uhunwonde Local Government of the state.
He said operatives of the Egba Division Police station arrested the suspect while acting on credible information.
According to the PPRO, the suspect made a statement and confessed to the crime while the victim was taken to Vivian Medical Center for a medical examination
The spokesperson said the police also arrested one Godwin Osaghale for allegedly r*ping a 20-year-old girl in the state.
He said the suspect was arrested at Uromi, Edo state, following a complaint from the father of the victim, one Ehiavwin Great.
He said that Mr. Ehiavwin alleged that the suspect entered his apartment while he was not around, met his sick daughter on a chair and forcefully had s3x with her.
He said the victim was taken to the hospital for medical examination while the suspect has been arrested.
Nwabuzor said investigation is ongoing and that the suspects would soon be charged to court
Chidi said the Investigation is ongoing and that the suspects would soon be charged to court