Two persons identified as Chibueze Agunwa and Ugochukwu Oleka has been arrested by the Aba personnel of Nigeria Police Force (NPF), Aba Central Police Station (CPS) for defiling two under aged girls.
Agunwa, a resident of Osunkwo Triangle road, Aba was said to have forcefully raped a 5-year-old girl on April 22, he was arrested on May 8 when police arrested him through a tip off.
Report has it that Oleka of Iroanusi road was arrested after the family of the 13-year-old victim reported to the police that their daughter was raped in their house by him (Oleka).
According to police, pregnancy test carried on the victim shows that she is two months pregnant.
The suspects, it was learnt would soon be arraigned before the court as soon as possible.
In another development, the police in Aba have smashed a gang of robbers that specialized in snatching exotic cars.
It was gathered that a Toyota Highlander with registration number Abia SSM 631 TP and a Lexus RX300 SUV with registration number Abuja ABC 472 LK were also recovered from the gang’s hideout while the gang members were being trailed by the police.
The State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) DSP Geoffrey Ogbonna said that the police have launched manhunt on the fleeing gang and urged members of the public to provide the police with useful information on the activities of hoodlums in their area.
Ogbonna added that the police in the state were committed in riding criminal out of the state and warned those who are thinking of going into crime to have a rethink and look for a legitimate work to do, stressing that the police would not fold their arms to watch unscrupulous elements come to disrupt the peace the state is experiencing at the moment.