A 48-year-old man, Igbo Thomas, has been remanded at the Awka Correctional Centre in Anambra State over alleged defilement of his three biological daughters in Enuoji village in Enugwu Ukwu, Njikoka Local Government Area of the State.
Anambra Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on May 24, 2021 arrested the suspect at Okolo Ani village Igbo Etiti Local Government Area of Enugu State for allegedly having canal knowledge of the daughters.
The suspect had confessed to the crime but blamed it on alcohol influence while the victims were taken to hospital for medical attention.
The NSCDC Commandant, Vincent Ogu, had ordered for discrete investigation into the matter before the suspect would be charged.
Public Relations Officer, Okadigbo Edwin, in a statement on Wednesday, July 28, said the suspect was eventually arraigned at the High Court, Awka and was remanded at the Correctional Centre by the Judge following conclusion of investigations.
He said, “It will be recalled that on 24/5/2021 Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Anambra State Command arrested one Mr. Igbo Thomas ‘m’ of Okolo Ani village Igbo Etiti LGA Enugu State for allegedly having canal knowledge of his three daughters.
“Upon conclusion of thorough investigation, the suspect was arraigned at the State High Court Awka and has been remanded at Awka Correctional Center by the Judge.”