Anambra State Ministry of Women and Children Affairs, in collaboration
with other security agencies, on 24th June, 2020, arrested a 43
year old Ikechukwu Ekenta, from Imo State, who defiled his four year old
daughter, at their residence in 33 area of Onitsha, Anambra State.
The Honorable Commissioner for Women and Children Affairs, Lady Ndidi
Mezue, on receiving report of the rape incident through a concerned
citizen, Immediately dispatched a team of social workers and another
security agency to effect the arrest of the man who works as a conductor
in the commercial city of Onitsha.
The rape, as reported, occurred, few weeks ago, when the mother of the
girl returned from hospital were she was delivered of a baby girl, on
getting home she discovered that her first daughter was feeling pains in
her private parts, she demanded to know what happened, the girl of four
disclosed to her disbelief, that the father had fingered her and also
had canal knowledge of her.
A medical examination on the child confirmed that there was penetration and serious injury on the girl’s private parts.
While Investigation into what transpired between the man and his
biological daughter is still on going, the women and her three daughters
have been evacuated and are being cared for by the Anambra State
ministry of women and Children Affairs.