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Police arrest Ebonyi varsity lecturer for allegedly raping his gateman’s 12-year-old daughter



The Ebonyi State Police Command has arrested a lecturer with the Alex Ekwueme Federal College, Ndufu-Alike Ikwo, for allegedly defiling a 12-year-old daughter of his gateman.

It was gathered the suspect, Prof Felix Anyaegbunam, who hails from Anambra State had been raping the sufferer for the previous six months.

Sampson Oko Nweke, EB Chairman of Human Rights Defenders, HURIDE who confirmed the incident stated that the suspect was arrested on Saturday, November 20. 

Additionally confirming the arrest to PUNCH, spokesperson of the State Police Command, Mrs Loveth Odah, stated that the Commissioner of Police, Mr Aliyu Garba, had ordered a discreet investigation into the matter.


“The suspect of the alleged case of rape is in Police custody now. The CP has ordered a discreet investigation into the matter, we’re whereas awaiting the medical screening/report of the sufferer.” she said.

Yesterday, we led the police to arrest a college professor for allegedly raping/defiling a 12yr outdated lady of main 5.


An alleged recurring youngster violator, Felix Anyaegbunam is a professor of Geophysics working with Alex Ekwueme Federal College Ndufu Alike Ikwo (AE-FUTHA) Ebonyi State.



He’s from Anambra state. His spouse who lives in Nsukka is claimed additionally to be a professor within the College of Nigeria, Nsukka and most of his youngsters are Doctoral Diploma holders, in keeping with analysis.


Few days in the past, a whistleblower introduced a report towards the professor resulting in his arrest and detention yesterday. He’s being accused of fixed sexual abuse on a 12yr outdated daughter of their gateman.


The sufferer is from Ezza North LGA of Ebonyi State. Nevertheless, she has been rescued and at present receiving correct medical examination/consideration.



In an interview, the victims narrated in particulars her ugly experiences dwelling with the Prof. She stated, ” I used to be dwelling within the village with my mom. My daddy introduced me to dwell with Prof in Abakaliki. Since June this yr, the Prof has been disturbing me. He all the time comes into my room and be doing what I do not like.


“In the future round 2 a.m, I ran to my father on the safety home and informed him that Prof was urgent my breast. My father informed me to return that he’ll discuss with him within the morning. Typically, I’ll get up and see myself bare. The opposite day, any individual was touching me within the midnight. I wakened, placed on the sunshine and noticed Prof mendacity on my mattress bare.



“He tried to the touch me however I slapped him and pushed him out of my room. I used to be crying. In the future, I wakened and my mattress was soaked with blood. I did not know what occurred. I informed my father within the morning however he did not do something. He used to inform me that, if I go away Prof’s home, who can pay my faculty charges? That’s how the Prof has continued to disturb me till I informed my aunty within the faculty as a result of I do not like that nonsense Prof is doing”.

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In his phrases, the sufferer’s father stated; “I’m shocked and disillusioned. I’m the gateman within the compound the place the Prof lives. My daughter has been complaining to me about what Prof is doing to her and I’ve all the time informed Prof that what he’s doing is just not good.


“This professor did the identical similar factor to my spouse’s child sister who I delivered to dwell with him as a home assist in 2017. However we did not know that, prof was was having intercourse with the lady and later acquired her pregnant. That point, she was 17years and was at school 5 in secondary faculty however when the professor impregnated her, she dropped out of college.



“That point, Human rights folks got here into the matter and referred to as the police however Prof shortly went to the lady’s village with wine, wrapper and cash and deceived them that he wished to marry her. The mom of the lady got here to the police with Prof and helped him destroy the case. However after some time, she gave start to her child, the Prof collected the child and despatched the lady away”.


“The newborn boy continues to be dwelling with Prof now however that lady is hawking groundnuts in Abakaliki. It was when there was no person to deal with the little youngster in Prof’s home that I went to the village and introduced this my little daughter to return and take care of the kid. That’s how Prof began sleeping together with her. A small lady like this” the person sobbed.



When invited, the primary sufferer gave a private testimony of what transpired between her and the Professor and the way she now engages in hawking enterprise to have the ability to deal with herself. She blamed her sister’s husband for bringing his daughter into the home of the identical man who put her into struggling.


When interrogated, the professor of Geophysics who was visibly shaky and apprehensive, initially denied all allegations towards him however later admitted, albeit reluctantly and incoherently. He, on the similar time pleaded for peace and blamed every part on Devil.


In the meantime, on this present case, we are able to guarantee you that the professor is not going to get away with it as traditional. The fang of justice is already ready and can certainly be served accordingly in order to function a warning to all his likes. Kudos to Ebonyi State GBV Taskforce for the dogged and fruitful collaborative efforts.



Above all, we depend on the police and we admire them for his or her passable skilled cooperation to date. 


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