A 29-year-old man, identified as Ogbu Christian, has been arrested in Anambra State for allegedly defiling a seven-year-old girl.

The suspect said to be a native of Mboshi in the Iboeze North Local Government Area of Enugu State, allegedly committed the offence on Aniche Street, Okpoko, and Anambra State.

Christian, reportedly raped the 7 seven who is said to be his neighbour’s daughter.

A source said, “He lured the little girl with biscuit and took her to his room and defiled her,”

Haruna Mohammed, The state Police Public Relations Officer, confirmed the incident.

Mohammed said the suspect would be charged after investigation, adding that the incident happened on Tuesday.

The PPRO stated, “Police operatives attached to the Okpoko Division arrested one Ogbu Christian, 29, a native of Mboshi in the Iboeze North LGA of Enugu State, but resident on Aniche Street Okpoko, Anambra State.

“The suspect allegedly lured his neighbour’s seven-year-old daughter and had unlawful carnal knowledge of her inside his room, using biscuit as bait.

“Police detectives visited the scene and took the victim to the hospital for medical examination and penetration was confirmed by the medical doctor.”

Mohammed said the case would be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department for discreet investigation as directed by John Abang the Commissioner of Police in the state.