Police authorities in Delta State have arrested a 50-year-old community chief for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl at Ebedei Ukwuole, in Ukwuani local government area of the state.
Detectives from Umutu police station arrested the chief, who has four wives, after he earlier allegedly assaulted the Junior Secondary School class one student (name withheld) twice.
The secret News Band came to limelight when the victim opened up to her mother who noticed the daughter was bleeding excessively.
Investigation revealed that the Chief, a father of several children, allegedly gave the girl N50.00 before luring her to an uncompleted building.
It was gathered that the man had allegedly defiled the girl twice and allegedly threatened to kill her if she disclosed his illicit act to anyone.
“The time, he raped her, he did it in an uncompleted building. The third attempt was what exposed him after he allegedly forced her to take drugs unknown to her,” a source revealed.
Spokesman of the command, DSP Edafe Bright confirmed the incident.