By EMMA AMAIZE
WARRI — POLICE at Orerokpe, Delta State, have arrested a suspected cultist, simply called Monday, for allegedly raping and impregnating a seven-year-old girl (names withheld).
Vanguard learnt that the girl was living with her 27-year-old aunt, Destiny, in Ometa village, where Monday allegedly had carnal knowledge of her.
It was gathered that the victim fell sick after the incident but Destiny did not suspect it was as result of pregnancy until she alerted the child’s mother, a widow, who said she should be taken to the hospital.
The young child was taken to a clinic where a pelvic scan conducted on her confirmed she was pregnant.
A family source said: “The suspect was subsequently, arraigned in court yesterday, and remanded in prisons custody.”
As police rescue kidnapped principal, vice principal.
Meantime, police in Delta State have rescued the Principal and Vice Principal of Okuname High School, Agharho, Mr. Michael. Akpoduma and Mrs. Gerah Edith respectively, kidnapped by three gunmen, March 25.
Police officers and members of a vigilance group in the area stormed the kidnappers’ den in Okuname forest to rescue the victims, yesterday.
Delta State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ikechukwu Aduba, who confirmed the the rescue of the victims said the kidnappers initially demanded N10 million and later reduced it to N5 million to free the victims, adding: “No ransom was paid.”
The principal and vice principal were driving home in the principal’s Camry car, March 25, when they were ambushed at a bad spot and seized.
They took them away in another snatched Camry, which they later abandoned.