Rape 33-yr-old man in soup for sexually defiling neighbour’s 8-yr-old daughter

A 33-year-old man has been charged to a court in Lagos for allegedly raping his neighbour's 8-year-old daughter.

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A 33-year-old man identified as Henry Okwuome, has been arrested by the police in Lagos State for allegedly raping his neighbour’s eight-year-old daughter in the Idimu area of the state.

It was learnt that Okwuome had invited the young victim, a primary school pupil whose parents had gone to their respective business places, to his apartment  at Abio Frank Street, on the pretext of sending her on an errand but when she got into his room, he locked the door, tore her underwear and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her.

When he was done, he warned her not to tell anyone about what transpired or he would kill her but his cover was blown when the girl's mother came back home and noticed her daughter’s blood stained pant while she was washing it.

Upon inquiry, the girl revealed how Okwuome had invited her to his room to run an errand for her but instead, defiled her. The parents of the girl lodged a complaint at the Idimu Police Division.

A resident in the compound, narrated how the sordid act took place:

“At first, no one believed the girl because of the closeness between Henry and her parents. But on closer observation, it was discovered that her private part was still blood stained.

We were all shocked because our female children run errands for him.”

The suspect has however, been charged to court where the presiding Magistrate, Mrs. J.O.E Adeyemi, granted him bail in the sum of N250,000, after he pleaded not guilty to the charges. The case was therefore adjourned till April 25, 2016.

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