A 46-year-old man, who goes by the name of Sunday Alexander, and resides in Lokoja Street, Otukpo, Benue State, has been arrested by the Nigerian Police Force for allegedly impregnating his 14-year-old in-house maid.
According to news reaching us, the suspect is a motorcyclist, and forcefully had carnal knowledge of this 14 years old girl several times in June 2020.
Activist, Mrs. Julie Okoh was the first person to report the case at the Otukpo Police Station, also shared a little about the suspect family background. According to Mrs. Julie, the suspect is married and has five children.
Mrs. Julie Okoh however, announced that she has taken custody of the 14 years old housemaid, she further disclosed that the man’s wife confessed that she caught him in the act once and did absolutely nothing.
Mrs. Julie Okoh said and I quote below:
“A neighbor of the victim gave us the information and we went to the house located on Lokoja Street, Otukpo. The suspect, Sunday Alexander, is an okada rider and has five children. It’s sad to know that his last child is only five months old, yet, he’s carrying out this evil act.
“The wife confirmed that she caught him sometime in June this year when she heard strange sounds from the maid’s room and she did absolutely nothing.”
Mrs. Julie Okoh further disclosed that the case had been transferred to the command headquarters in Makurdi, and commended the Otukpo Divisional Police Officer, who she said had zero-tolerance for cases of abuse like this.
The suspect, Mr. Sunday Alexander, who spoke briefly with newsmen after he was arrested in his house by the police, confessed to the crime.
He said, “My name is Sunday Alexander; the girl is 14 years old and she is my maid. It is true that I slept with her.”
The Benue State Police Public Relations Officer, Catherine Anene, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, said she had yet to receive the report of this case and promise to do everything to ensure that the victim gets justice.