Man arrested for raping 7-year-old girl inside a church premises in Benue State (photos)
A 26-year-old man identified as Patrick Onoja Igah has been arrested by the Benue State police command for raping a 7-year-old girl inside the 7th Wonder Church premises in Owukpa area of Benue State.
According to DSP Anene Sewuese Catherine, who is the spokesperson of the state police command, the suspect lured the young girl into the church premises where he gruesomely raped her.
The DSP in a statement to newsmen stated: ”It is true. The girl is 7-years-old. She has been taken to the hospital. The suspect is 26-years old. It happened when the girl went to buy something and the suspect lured into the 7th Wonder church where he raped.”
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She also confirmed that the command is also on the trail of another suspect, Ediga Uja, who raped a 15-year-old girl, Miss Ene, while she was returning from the farm in Otukpo town on June 3.
More photos of the suspect below: