Delta CP Directs Withdrawal of Alleged Case of Defilement of a 4yr old Child from Court

The Commissioner of Police Delta State CP Wale Abass directed the case of an alleged defilement of a 4yr old child (Name withheld) by one Innocent Ezeukwu ‘m’ aged 46yrs the proprietor of the Great Leader International school where the child is schooling, be withdrawn from the court after medical report affirmed that there was “no hymen visualized” in the victim's private part.

Delta Police Public Relations Officer, DSP. Edafe Bright, in a press statement on Friday noted that though the Area Command Agbor had concluded their investigation and charged the case to court, but the case will immediately be transferred to the State Criminal and Investigation Department (SCID) for further meticulously executed investigation.

Preliminary investigation led to the issuance of a medical report, and the initiation of an identification parade exercise where the suspect, Innocent Ezeukwu when placed amongst random men, was identified by the victim as the person who allegedly defiled her.

On 5th October 2023 at about 1700hrs,one Mrs.Joy Chukwudi reported that while she was bathing her 4-year-old daughter, she discovered a blood stain in the private part of her daughter.

Upon questioning, her daughter kept stating that “HER UNCLE USED SCHOOL SCISSORS TO0 CUT HER ON HER PRIVATE PART”. Upon receipt of this complaint, the Area Commander Agbor detailed a team of investigators to proceed to the scene of the alleged crime.

The suspect Innocent Ezeukwu who doubles as the owner of the school and also the only male teacher in the school was arrested and taken into custody. 

The CP assures members of the public and the victim’s family that justice will be served; he further appeals that the public remains calm while the investigation is ongoing. 

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