A 65 year-old man, is now cooling his heels in a police for allegedly having forceful carnal knowledge of an eight year old girl in Edo state. The suspect whose name is Christopher Olowoeheri, was said to have committed the dastardly act behind the premises of a transport company in Benin city on the 10th of march. Mr Olowoeheri lured the little girl to the isolated location where he defiled her.
In his defence, Olowoeheri said “I only carried her on my lap and called her my wife. I have carried her before. But she told her mother that I defiled her.” The Police has however have said the suspect had made some useful statements to them but that investigations into the case was still ongoing.