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Barber defiles eight-year-old girl in Anambra

A barber, Pa Nwankwo Nweke, 75, has been arrested for allegedly defiling an eight-year-old girl in Awka, Anambra.


The Anambra State Commissioner for Women and Social Welfare, Mrs Ify Obinabo, assured the victim of justice and warned that such crimes will not be tolerated.

The victim’s parents, Mr and Mrs John Ugwuanyi, reported that their daughter went missing while running an errand and was later found to have been taken into the suspect’s house.

The suspect who confessed to the crime, claimed he was tempted and pleaded for mercy.

He promised her victim mango and told her not to answer her name when parents were looking for her.

When the girl finally returned home, she revealed what had happened, and her parents involved security operatives and took her to the hospital.

The suspect’s actions have caused outrage, and he is facing consequences for his crimes.

The case highlights the need for vigilance and protection of children from sexual predators.


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