Ebonyi - A police officer in Ebonyi Local Government Area has been arrested for allegedly defiling a three-year-old girl, Vanguard reports.
The officer attached to Ugbodo Police Division was arrested at the weekend according to the state police spokesperson, George Okafor.
The suspect who lived in the same compound as the parents of the girl at Ugbodo was said to have lured the girl into his apartment where he allegedly carried out the act.
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The policeman offered to pay N50 000 as compensation to the victim but family of the victim turned down the offer and instead dragged him to Family Law Centre.
The victim was taken to the hospital where it was confirmed she was raped.
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- News 24