The Adamawa State police command has arrested a 39-year-old resident of Jimeta, Obiora Patrick, for allegedly raping his 9-year-old stepdaughter name withheld.
A statement by the command’s image maker, DSP Sulaiman Nguroje noted that the suspected rapist was arrested on Monday.
“Adamawa State police command wishes to inform the general public that following intensified action against sexual assault on women and children, the command on the 20/7/2020 arrested one Obiora Patrick a 39-year-old resident of No.46 hospital road, Jimeta, Yola North, for raping his 9-year-old step daughter.
” The suspect upon his arrest volunteered confessional statement while the victim is undergoing medical screening.
“The command calls on members of the general public to key into fight against sexual assault against women and children and caution parents/guardians to closely monitor their wards.
” The command further assures all of it’s commitment to protect lives and properties and calls on the people to continue reporting to police any suspicious movement around them,” the statement said.