The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested three suspects for defiling minors.
The suspects include a 55 – year -old man , who was nabbed for allegedly impregnating his stepdaughter .
A statement by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state , CSP Nnudam Fredrick , on Tuesday , said the 55 – year -old man , Udo Esau, forcefully slept with his 15- year – old stepdaughter .
According to him Esau, an indigene of Odot 1 village in the Nsit Atai Local Government Area of the state , chased the victim out of the house when he discovered that she was pregnant.
Fredrick also said a 38 – year -old suspected cultist, Ekemini Asuquo, confessed that he lured a 14- year – old girl with N 1 , 500 to a hotel, where he forcefully had carnal knowledge of her .
Asuquo later collected the money from the victim and threatened to kill her if she reported the incident to the police .
The PPRO also stated that a serving youth corps member on primary assignment in Uyo was gang – raped by two persons, Ofonime Essien and Frank Okon , when she went to charge her phone in their apartment.
Fredrick stated , “Following a distress call on Monday , June 8 , 2020, around 4 . 30 pm , police operatives at Abak swung into action and arrested a 38 – year -old self – confessed cultist , one Ekemini Asuquo Aya , of No . 7 Afaha Obong /Etim Ekpo , Abak.
“ Investigation revealed that the suspect, who claimed to be a tailor, on Monday , June 8 , 2020 , around 1 .
30pm , lured a 14- year – old girl with the sum of N 1 , 500 to the Celebrity Hotel , Abak , where he forcefully had carnal knowledge of her and thereafter snatched the said money from the victim .
The suspect also threatened to kill the victim if she reported the incident to the police .
“ In a related development , operatives of the Nsit Atai Division , on June 2 , 2020, acted on credible information and arrested a 55- year – old man , Udo Ekong Esau , of Odot 1 village , Nsit Atai Local Government Area , on the allegation that he forcefully had carnal knowledge of his stepdaughter , 15, of the same address sometime in March 2020 and impregnated her .
“The suspect , Udo Ekong Esau , having realised that his stepdaughter was pregnant , chased her out of his home .
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“ Similarly, following a complaint on May 24, 2020 , by a youth corps member, who is on primary assignment in Uyo , that she was gang – raped by one Ofonime Emmanuel Essien, 25, of No .
15 Iba Oku Street , Uyo , and Frank Okon , detectives from the SCIID , Uyo , swung into action and arrested one of the serial gang rapists , Essien, while effort is on to arrest Okon , who is now at large.
“ Investigation revealed that the victim visited her mates at No . 15 Iba Oku Street and later took her phone to the room , where the suspects are living at the same address for charging and met Essien, who pretended to be asleep, while Okon and two girls were in the room.
“ However , shortly after the victim left for her mates ’ room in the same compound , she was called by Okon that Essien was awake .
The suspects swooped on the victim and gang – raped her as she entered the room. ”
Fredrick added that all the suspects had confessed to the crime and would be arraigned.
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