Man allegedly rapes his 7-month-old daughter in Benue State
A 38-year-old man identified as Mr Simon Emeka, who allegedly raped his seven-month-old daughter has been remanded in prison custody by a Makurdi Chief Magistrate.
According to a statement by the Prosecuting Officer, Sergeant Friday Kanshio: “on June 1st, 2020, one Josephine Habba of number 34 Modern Market Road Makurdi went to the Nigerian Police Force ‘D’ Division Makurdi and reported the matter.
“In her account, she said on the same date she went to Jestic Hospital in Makurdi with her daughter for treatment and she heard one Mrs. Favour Emeka crying and telling a nurse that her seven-month-old baby girl was raped by her husband Simon Emeka.”.
In his ruling, the trial Magistrate, Mr. Isaac Ajim remanded the accused at the Nigerian Correctional Service and adjourned the case to August 31, 2020 for further mention