Wicked! How 70-yr-old man raped 14-year-old girl

The Edo State government has ordered the arrest of a 70-year-old man, who allegedly raped a 14-year-old girl.
The Commissioner for Social Development and Gender Issues, Mrs. Maria Edeko, who disclosed in Benin City, said the investigation was part of efforts by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration to ensure child molestation, rape and defilement were drastically reduced in the state.
Edeko said that the 14-year-old girl was currently receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital, noting that the girl’s health condition was getting stable.
According to her, “Governor Godwin Obaseki has said no child under his watch will be defiled, raped or molested.
“He is determined to ensure that the right of every girl-child in Edo State is protected.
“The issue of child defilement for Obaseki is a serious issue and culprits must be punished for their crimes. We are talking about the 14-year-old girl today. We will not turn a blind eye to such crime as offenders should be ready to go jail.”
The 70-year-old man, Mr. John Eseigbe, however, denied the allegation, explaining that the girl, who lives with his family, stole from him and was sent packing by his wife.
He said that the parents of the girl were friends to his family, adding that he could not have jeopardised the long-standing relationship that exists between both families.

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