A 12 year old sexually abused girl, fleeing home with his uncle’s two sons and intercepted by RRS officers of the Lagos State Police Command, has disclosed that her uncle, 36, raped her five times in less than 7 months she stayed in his house.
The girl, Benita, a primary school leaver from Imo State, was intercepted at about 10:00 p.m. at Mile 2, while trying to board a bus to Maza Maza. She disclosed to the officers that she was heading to board a night bus to Imo State.
Puzzled, the officers dug deeper. It was at this point she disclosed to the officers that her Uncle who brought her to Lagos to continue her education, while she assists his wife domestically, had carnal knowledge of her five times.
The suspect, Chigozie Osuocha, was later arrested. Benita stated that any time Chidozie, wanted to lay with her, he would come home early, lock his three children out of his one room self-contained apartment and sleep with her.
She added that all the things his uncle promised before bringing to Lagos, are yet to be fulfilled. She further revealed that she had to tell his Chidozie’s 6 year old son who asked her what his father did to her each time he locked his three children out of the apartment.
“I confessed to the boy what was happening. The boy told his mother. His wife confronted me and I confirmed all that her husband had done to me. She threatened to pack out. But they resolved it after he promised it wont happened again.
I equally reported all that he did to me to his brother in Lagos. His brother had informed their father in the village about it. I took his two sons with me when they started crying they were going to follow me. I took them along with me after stealing the N60,000 he said I should give his wife’, she said.
When confronted with the allegation, the suspect confessed that he was lured by the devil adding that he had slept with her only five times between July to December, 2017.
Lagos Police P.R.O, SP Chike Oti, confirmed the incident, stressing that the girl had been transferred immediately to the Family Support Unit of the Command.