A 35 year old man, Stephen Ude of Amuzu community, Amasiri Afikpo North local government area of Ebonyi state have been arrested for allegedly defiling a ten year old boy, Victor Agha.
The victim who hails from Amuzu Ezeke in the area had followed the suspect to the farm where the man proceeded to defile him.
A source from the boy’s family said when he returned from the farm in the evening, Agha looked very weak and sick prompting the father to ask what happened to him and he told the father that Stephen Ude had sex with him through the anus.
‘’The father of the boy, Pius Agha Idam immediately rushed him to the hospital and reported the matter to the police,’’ the source said.
Police spokesman, ASP George Okafor confirmed the incident adding that the suspect has been arrested.
He warned that the command cannot tolerate any homosexual act in the state and advised parents to be mindful of those they allow their children to mingle with.
‘’By the time we conclude with the necessary investigation, get the medical report together as well as other necessary facts, we will send the suspect to court and ensure that the law takes it course,’’ he said.