A 75-year-old man identified as Boniface Onoja has been arrested by the Enugu State Police Command for allegedly defiling an 11-year-old girl in Ugbaike community, Enugu Ezike of Igboeze North Local Government Area of the state.
According to the Police Relations Officer and Superintendent, Ebere Amaraizu who confirmed the arrest, the suspect who works as security at the Community Secondary School had on August 30, 2019, lured his victim into a room provided for security guards in the school, where he allegedly perpetrated the act.
The suspect was caught in the act by a good Nigerian, whom the suspect tried to stop from making the act public.
“Police operatives in the Igboeze North Local Government Area of Enugu State have arrested a 75-year-old man for alleged defilement of a girl of about 11 years on August 30, 2019.
“The alleged incident had taken place in one of the structures at the Community Secondary School, Ugbaike, where the suspect is working as a security guard.”
The suspect who has worked for the school 20 years confessed to the crime. He blamed the act on Satan and pleading for forgiveness.
“This is act of Satan; please forgive me as I have not done this before,” the suspect was quoted to have pleaded.
Onoja would be charged soon once the Police investigation is over.