Two brothers identified as Uchechukwu Asuzu, 20, and Bright Ugochukwu, 20, have been arrested by men of the Imo state police command, for allegedly defiling their cousin, Ugochukwu Chigozirim Ehirim, 13, in Ezemanah Ezeamoruo Nkwerre, a community in the state on July 11.
Spokesperson of the state police command, SP Orlando Ikeokwu, who disclosed this to newsmen, said the victim was raped by her cousins after her grandfather angrily sent her out of their home.
”The victim who stays with her grandfather, was sent on an errand by her grandfather. Unfortunately, she returned home late, as a result, the grandfather sent her out of the house.
All efforts to gain entrance into the house proved abortive as her grandfather insisted that she will sleep outside, as a result, she was stranded.
Uchechukwu Asuzu and Bright Asuzu who are cousins to the victim lured her to their house under the pretext of accommodating her for the night but rather had canal knowledge of her in turns.” Ikeokwu said in his statement
The spokesperson said the brothers would be charged to court soon.
In another report, a 67-year-old man identified simply as Papa, has reportedly been killed by suspected ritualists who got into an apartment he was staying at Orhoakpor community, Ethiope-East Local Government Area of Delta State.
The man who was suffering from a stroke was killed in the compound of a traditional medicine expert he was rushed to for treatment. His throat was slit and he also suffered machete cuts on his chest.
It was gathered that the deceased’s relatives had rented a private apartment for him in the same compound with the doctor to ensure more convenience and easy access.