Man remanded for defiling three daughters, blames alcohol

A  48-year-old man, identified as Igbo Thomas, has been remanded in the Awka Custodial Centre, Anambra State, for allegedly defiling his three daughters.

Thomas, from Enugu State, allegedly committed the offence at Enuoji village in Enugwu Ukwu, in the Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State.

The Anambra State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps on May 24, 2021 arrested the suspect at Okolo Ani village, in the Igbo Etiti LGA of Enugu State for the offence and he confessed to the crime, saying he acted under the influence of alcohol.

The state NSCDC Public Relations Officer, Edwin Okadigbo, in a statement on Wednesday, said the suspect was arraigned at the High Court, Awka, and remanded.

Okadigbo said, “It will be recalled that on May 24, 2021, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Anambra State, arrested one Mr Igbo Thomas of Okolo Ani village, Igbo Etiti LGA, Enugu State, for allegedly having carnal knowledge of his three daughters.

“Upon the conclusion of thorough investigation, the suspect was arraigned at the state High Court, Awka, and remanded at the Awka Custodial Centre by the judge.”

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