Men of the Edo State Police Command have arrested one Felix Iloghevbo for allegedly defiling his seven-year-old daughter.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Chidi Nwabuzor, disclosed this in a statement .

He said the suspect committed the crime on September 19, 2023, in the Idokpa community, Uhunmwode Local Government Area of the state.

He said operatives of the Egba Divisional Headquarters, while acting on credible information, arrested the suspect who he said confessed to the crime while the victim was taken to a hospital for a medical examination.

The men of the Egba Division arrested Iloghevbo after they got credible information about the crime which occurred on September 19, 2023, in the Idokpa community in Uhunmwode Local Government Area of the state,” he said.

The PPRO added that the police arrested one Godwin Osaghale for allegedly raping a 20-year-old girl in the state.

He said the suspect was arrested at Uromi, Edo Central following a complaint from the father of the victim that the suspect entered his apartment while he was not around, met his sick daughter on a chair and forcefully had sex with her.

Nwabuzor said investigations were ongoing and that the suspects would soon be charged in court.

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