A Pastor and Lecturer at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, has been arrested by the Anambra State Police Command for allegedly defiling a 12-year-old girl.

Confirming arrest of the suspect, Spokesperson of the State’s Police Command, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, who did not disclose the identity of the suspect, disclosed that the suspect was currently making statement at the time he was contacted.

He assured that he will send the full detail of the incident to Journalists once it was ready.

A Source disclosed that Wednesday night, when the girl jumped down from the two-storey building they reside in, on Wednesday night to escape rape after the Pastor whom she was living with as a house help tried raping her.

“She is currently in the hospital receiving treatment as she fractured her leg, after jumping down from the height.

“We are calling for justice for the little girl, as she has been able to speak to some neighbours from her hospital bed, saying that from the very day she came to the man’s house, he started sleeping with her.

“The girl said on Wednesday, after taking care of the house chores, she was about to go to bed when the man came again. She excused herself that she wanted to ease herself, and while the man was making phone call, she used the toilet window to jump down,” the source stated

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