A police officer simply identified as Emmanuel has been arrested and detained after he allegedly defiled a 13-year-old girl in his office at the Bori Area Command in Khana Local Government Area of Rivers State.
Emmanuel, attached to the Bori Area Command, was said to have been detained at the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department of the State Police Command on the orders of the Commissioner of Police, Olatunji Disu.
Narrating the incident to newsmen in Port Harcourt, the state capital on Saturday, the teenager’s aunty who gave her name as Love, said she sent the girl on an errand last Friday but was surprised that the girl did not return home that day, hence she started looking for her.
The teenager’s guardian explained that the girl, however, came back the next morning, Saturday, January 13, 2024, and when she interrogated her; the girl narrated how the police officer held her that evening and defiled her in his office at the Bori Area Command till dawn.
She stated that, “When she came back around 8am the following day, I asked her where she was coming from and where she slept last night.
“She told me that one police officer with two stars at the Area Command held her in his office at the Area Command, Bori, and raped her till daybreak.
“That he (officer) threatened to shoot her if she shouted. So because of that, she kept quiet. So when she came back I checked her as a mother and saw that somebody had touched her,” she added.