Herbalist Nabbed For Raping 15-year-Old Girl

A self acclaimed herbalist identified as Emeka Obu, has been arrested by the Anambra State Police Command for allegedly raping a 15-year old girl in Nimo, Njikoka Local Government Area of the state.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, ASP Nkiruka Nwode, confirmed the incident, the Punch reports.
She said the Enugwu-Ukwu Police Division was investigating the matter, and that the culprit would soon be charged to court.
Lawyer of the victim, Mr Afam Akonanya, had written a petition to the Anambra State Police Commissioner, Mr. Sam Okaula, urging the police to take quick action against the culprit.
In the petition caption: “Unlawful carnal knowledge, attempted murder by stifling, seizure of torn panties (underwear) soaked in blood, threatening violence and threat to life perpetrated by Emeka Obu,” he asked the police to: “treat the matter with keen interest, conduct discreet investigation into same and cause gavel of justice to hit appropriately”.
The father of the victim, Ifemesi, told newsmen that the 52-year-old native doctor visited the house in the absence of anybody; silenced her by covering her mouth, tore her panties and had sex with her.
He said, “When she started to bleed, the culprit used the torn panties to clean her up and left with the pant”.
Ifemesi further explained that the incident happened on September 13, and that the family reported the matter to the Enigwu-Ukwu Police Station, which led to the culprit’s arrest.
According to him, “Sometime in August this year, I borrowed N20,000 from my friend, Emeka Obu, and I promised that I would pay him back very soon.

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