A forty year old man is now in police net in Anambra state for allegedly assaulting a nine year old girl in Maryland Estate, 3.3 Onitsha.
The suspect, one Hillary Apeh was arrested by police operatives attached to 3.3 police station on Sunday.
According to eye witness, the suspect brutally assaulted his niece, Chioma Ogbu and inflicted several wounds on her body.
Confirming the incident in a press statement, the police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr Haruna Muhammed says preliminary investigation reveals that the suspect had on several occasions physically abused the nine year old victim inflicting scars all over her body.
Mr Muhammed says that the victim was taken to the hospital for treatment as the suspect would be brought to book after investigation is concluded.