UPDATE | Policeman Who 'R*ped' Teenage Girl For Days Has Been Arrested

The Nigeria Police,  Anambra state command, has confirmed the arrest of a Police officer, Cpl. Bara’u Garba, who allegedly abducted and defiled a 14-year-old girl.
“The erring police officer was arrested and detained accordingly; and is currently facing police internal disciplinary procedures. 
“The suspect confessed to have seen the girl wandering about in Asaba because she had lost the money with which she was sent on an errand by her parents. 
“He used the opportunity to lure and kept her in his custody, but denied having carnal knowledge of her."
The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Garba Umar, said at a news conference in Awka on Monday that the incident occurred recently.

According to him, the suspect abducted the minor near her residence at Hausa Quarters, Asaba, and kept her in custody for two days at Okpoko in Onitsha.

He said the suspect was attached to Mobile Squadron in Sokoto, but came to Anambra on special duty.

“We will soon confirm whether he had carnal knowledge of the minor or not because investigation is ongoing, while the minor is also undergoing medical examination.

”I can assure the public that the Corporal will be arraigned as soon as the criminal investigation is concluded,” the commissioner said.

He said if true, the action did not reflect the core values and ethics of the Nigeria Police Force.

The police boss assured that justice would be done in the matter.