How 3 Men Abducted, Defiled 11- Year- Old Girl For 2 Days In Rivers


How 3 Men Abducted, Defiled 11- Year- Old Girl For 2 Days In Rivers

A man simply identified as Bro Joe and two other young men whose identities are yet to be ascertained at Ogbogoro in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State, have been accused of abducting an eleven year old girl and taking her to an uncompleted building in an unknown location where she was held captive for two days and defiled after chaining her.B

Bro Joe and the two others allegedly intercepted and abducted the minor at about 7pm on 15th February, 2024 when she was on an errand for her mother.

According to a report by Centre for Basic Rights Protection and Accountability Campaign, the mother of the victim and neighbours had gone to Ozuoba Police Division to lay a complaint but the Police said the minor cannot be declared missing since it was not upto twenty-four hours.

The victim was released by her abductors after two days and she named Bro Joe when asked about her whereabout.

The suspect was arrested by a combined effort of the Youths and Police at about 1:00am on Tuesday 20th, February after days of evading arrest.

In an interview with Journalists, Mr Anele Aleruchi, father of the victim, said;

“on 15th of February, 2024 the mother sent her to buy drug,carry the name of the drug and gave her .

“Bro Joe met her on the road and said come let me show you something but she said no, my mummy sent me message Bro Joe carried the girl with two other men,used clothe to tie her face and took her to an uncompleted building,kept her for two days.

“After two days,they released her.When the girl came out after two days,we asked her what happened, she said Bro Joe took her to uncompleted building and two other men.She said when they took her to the uncompleted building,Bro Joe used his hand to put her in vagina and also used his manhood to put in her vagina severally.

“Bro Joe is in Ozuoba Police station.I want justice to take place.The girl is eleven,approaching 12 years old”.

According to Anele, medical examination conducted on the minor shows she has been penetrated.

Confirming the incident, the spokesperson for the Rivers State Police Command,SP Grace Iringe Koko, said the suspect has been arrested and transferred to State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department(SCIID) for discreet investigation.