A young man has been arrested for allegedly raping his own seven-month-old daughter.
This young man identified as Simon Emeka has since been remanded in Makurdi Correctional Centre.
Reading the case in court, the Police Prosecuting Officer, Friday Kanshio, stated that on June 1, a lady identified as Josephine Habba went to the Nigerian Police Force ‘D’ Division Makurdi and made a complaint.
In the complaint, she said she went to Jestic Hospital in Makurdi with her daughter for treatment and she another lady identified as Favour Emeka crying and confiding in a nurse that her seven-month-old baby girl was raped by her husband.
During the course of the investigations, Simon Emeka identified as the husband who molested the little child and he was subsequently arrested.
To prove he is innocent, he pleaded not guilty to the charge, however, the Police Prosecuting Officer informed the court that further investigation into the matter was being done so he asked for another date to enable the prosecution to prove its case.
This was granted by the Magistrate as he ordered that the accused be remanded at the Nigerian Correctional Service with the case being adjourned till August 31, 2020.