A person recognized as Mr Tyoughche Emmanuel, has been arrested by the Nigeria Safety and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).
He was arrested for allegedly defiling his 14 years-old niece in Anagada, a group in Abuja.
The suspect was apprehended by the NSCDC Particular Feminine Squad after a tip-off by a Non-Governmental (NGO), Rising Genderplus in Abuja.
The commandant in command of Anti-human Trafficking, Irregular Migration and different Associated Offences Unit, NSCDC Nationwide Headquarters, Abuja, Elor Janet, made this identified whereas parading the suspect on Saturday, September 10.
Director, Public Relations, NSCDC, Mr Olusola Odumosu in an announcement made obtainable to newsmen in Abuja, mentioned the Corps is worried by the reoccurring circumstances of human trafficking, sexual harassment and feminine gender abuses within the nation and has vowed to place an finish to the menace by defending the woman youngster.
“The suspected paedophile, aged 38 years who hails from Naka Gwe-West, Local Government Area of Benue, was arrested by the NSCDC Female Squad in Anagada at about 5:30 am Friday morning and handed over to human traffic unit, for his consistent sexual assault on his 14 years old niece, Angel (not her real name) who was under his custody,” the assertion learn.
Narrating her ordeal within the palms of her uncle, the 14-year-old sufferer mentioned the suspect gave her an unknown substance which made her to sleep off.
“My uncle Mr Tyoughche Emmanuel, gave me a black substance in a small bottle to drink after which I slept off and the following factor I observed was my Uncle placing his fingers inside the place I exploit for urinating. He did so 4 occasions on totally different events and in addition sucked my breasts throughout these events too and my breasts are paining me.”
“At any time when his spouse (of the accused) goes out, he’ll come round me and I all the time refuse, however he threatened me that he’ll beat me till I vomit blood, so I used to be afraid of telling anyone.”
The accused has confessed to the crime and pleaded for leniency, stating it was the work of the satan.
“I didn’t know what came over me, please, I know what I have done is very bad, please help me beg my brother to forgive me because this is a shameful act in the family.” he mentioned.
In the meantime, the spouse of the accused, Mrs Janet Tyoughche additionally accused her husband of not performing his duty of offering for the household and has constantly battered her.
Elor mentioned the arrest was effected based mostly on the Commandant Basic’s cost for the unit to redouble its efforts in guaranteeing that crimes relating to those ugly and dastardly acts are eradicated within the society.
She promised that there shall be no hiding place for any felony who perpetrate such act as rape, youngster molestation, human trafficking or any act violating dignity and integrity of ladies or woman youngster.
She mentioned, “the commandant-general has compelled us to not relaxation in your oars however to go all out to nip within the bud these ugly menace.
“That is why we swung into action with the Special Female Squad to arrest the suspect and bring the shameless rapist to book.It will no longer going to be business as usual for these criminal elements, this ugly act must stop, the girl child must be protected.”
She recommended the Feminine Squad for his or her skilled conduct and promptness in effecting the suspect’s arrest.
After conducting preliminary investigation, the suspect and the victims have since been handed over to NAPTIP for additional medical examination, investigation and doable prosecution.
The NSCDC CG, Dr. Ahmed Audi had subsequently suggested most of the people to report such circumstances to the Corps or any safety company near them for immediate response.
“if you see something always say something and rest assured that the Corps will come to your rescue because your safety is paramount to us.”