The Benue State Police Command on Wednesday confirmed the arrest of an 18-year-old man, Terna Taga, who allegedly defiled and impregnated a 10-year-old woman.
Taga was alleged to have raped the minor who was at an internally displaced individuals, IDPs camp in Benue.
The sufferer was delivered of a child woman by way of Caesarean part, NAN experiences.
DSP Catherine Anene, Benue Police Public Relations Workplace (PPRO) advised the Information Company of Nigeria in Makurdi on Wednesday that Taga was arrested in North Financial institution on Tuesday night.
She mentioned the suspect is in custody for additional investigations.
”The command will determine on the following line of motion after full interrogation and investigation into the case,” Anene mentioned.
NAN experiences that the information of the minor’s being pregnant broke on Aug. four when she was dumped at a Normal Hospital, Makurdi by an unknown particular person.
Hours later, following social media experiences, Mr Ukan Kurugh, an activist, allegedly took the minor to Basis Memorial Hospital, Makurdi, the place she delivered a child woman via Caesarean part within the early hours of Aug. 5.