A 60-year-old Pastor, Udo Job, is currently cooling his feet in detention at the Akwa Ibom State Police headquarters for reaping a 14-year-old daughter of his patient who visited his sick father at his home where the father is receiving herbal treatment.
Job, who also doubles as a traditional healer, was said to have sent the girl’s mother to the market and lured the young girl into his room where he forcefully broke her virginity.
Briefing newsmen on Tuesday at the Akwa Ibom Police Headquarters in Uyo, the state commissioner of Police, Gabriel Achong, who was represented by Assistant commissioner, Mike Okoli, also narrated how eleven youths, who gang raped a 19-year-old Effiong Adiaheyo in an open market at Esit Eket were arrested by the command.
The youths, according to CP Achong, later took the 19- year-old Adiaheyo to their room and continued their illicit affair.
The culprits, mainly secondary school students of National High School Esit Eket, in an interview with newsmen confessed to the crime.
Also paraded was Iniebehe Ebong who accosted and overpowered one Promise Jeremiah, aged 10 years, on her way to the stream to fetch water, tied her leg to a tree, sealed her mouth and repeatedly raped her into unconsciousness before abandoning her to die.
Promise was later rescued by Good Samaritan who took her to the hospital.
In the same vein, one Keneth Victor Udofia, aged 20 and Ifiok Mark, aged 29, were also in the police net for defiling nine-year-old happiness Emmanuel Edet, a native of Ikpat Akpan Village in Nsit Ubium Council area of the state.
On that fateful day, happiness was sent to buy kerosene by her mother when she was whisked away by the duo to their room where they gang raped her severally before throwing her out.
The Akwa Ibom State Police Command also paraded one Sabbath Christian Ezekiel who delivered twins and hurriedly sold out one, citing poverty as her reason.
Speaking at the state Police Headquarters Uyo, the nursing mother who collected the sum of N90, 000 from the transaction from one Umoh Godwin Akpanam and Imaobong Samuel said she sold out the child to be able to train the other baby.
The buyers, Umoh Godwin Akpanon and Imaobong Samuel agreed before journalists that they bought the child for the said fee. (Daily Independent)