By Onome Oghenetega
A grandfather in his seventies has been arrested by operatives of the Delta State Police Command for allegedly defiling a seven-year-old girl in Ubulu-Uku, Aniocha South Area of the state.
The suspect simply identified as Madumeye was alleged to have inserted his aging fingers into the vaginal of the victim.
The mother of the victim was said to have noticed changes in the victim’s behaviour which prompted her to interrogate the daughter.
It was upon interrogation that the victim revealed to her mother what Madumeye had done to her.
She informed her mother that the septuagenarian suspect used his fingers on her private part.
As a result, the victim was taken to the General Hospital, Ubulu-Uku where she was treated of bruises around her vaginal, and thereafter discharged.
Security sources at the Divisional Police Station in Ogwashi-Uku, confirmed that the suspect was arrested following complaints lodged by the mother of the victim, adding that the matter was being investigated.
Contacted on phone, Public Relations Officer of the state police command, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya said she was out of the state, and therefore could not confirm the story.
Her assistant, DSP Bright Edafe ignored calls put across to his mobile phone as at the time of filing this report.