A man identified as Igbinokhuaihe, aged 63  has been arrested by men of the Edo State Police Command for allegedly defiling a two-year-old girl.

NEWSNAIJA learned the incident happened in Urhonigbe, in the Orhionmwon Local Government Area of the state.

The suspect was said to be a neighbor of the victim’s parents.

Igbinokhuaihe was alleged to have deceived the girl into his room with a loaf of bread, after which he inserted his finger into her private parts while the girl’s mother was preparing dinner in the kitchen.

it was also learned that the mother noticed that something was amiss when her daughter screamed while she was bathing her later in the evening.

The little girl was said to have described how Igbinokhuaihe allegedly defiled her.

The matter was reported at the Urhonigbe Police Station and the suspect was arrested.

Chidi Nwabuzor,  the command’s spokesman, said the police had completed the investigation into the matter and the suspect would appear in court.