CP Oyebade said the suspect was arrested by the officers of the Abia State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Umuahia. He said the suspect, who was still being investigated by policemen, had r*ped the girl at Oriendu, a suburb of the state capital.
The Police Commissioner said:
"The suspect was arrested when the mother of the victim raised the alarm on sighting her daughter crying, while blood and fluid were gushing out of her private parts.
“The victim was taken to a hospital where the r*pe case was established. The suspect has confessed to the crime and will be arraigned in court after the conclusion of police investigation."