Wednesday, 7 August 2019

Police arrest man who allegedly raped, impregnated 10-year-old girl in Benue

 Update: Police arrest man who allegedly raped, impregnated 10-year-old girl in Benue


The Benue State Poice Command on Wednesday said they have arrested an 18-year-old man, Terna Taga, who allegedly raped and impregnated a 10-year-old girl.


Taga was alleged to have raped the minor who was at an Internally Displaced Persons camp in Benue.

Recall that the victim was dumped in a General Hospital, Makurdi by an unknown person on Sunday. Activist Ukan Kurugh took the minor to Foundation Memorial Hospital, Makurdi where she delivered a baby girl through Caesarean section on Monday, August 5.

Spokesperson of the command, DSP Catherine Anene, who confirmed the development to newsmen on Wednesday, said that the suspect was arrested in North Bank on Tuesday evening and is in custody for further investigations.

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