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 School, 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 earlier six months.

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

Moreover confirming the arrest to PUNCH, spokesperson of the State Police Command, Mrs Loveth Odah, said 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 stated.

Yesterday, we led the police to arrest a school professor for allegedly raping/defiling a 12yr outdated woman of principal 5.


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


He’s from Anambra state. His partner who lives in Nsukka is claimed moreover to be a professor throughout the School of Nigeria, Nsukka and most of his children are Doctoral Diploma holders, consistent with evaluation.


Few days previously, a whistleblower launched a report in direction of the professor leading to his arrest and detention yesterday. He’s being accused of mounted sexual abuse on a 12yr outdated daughter of their gateman.


The sufferer is from Ezza North LGA of Ebonyi State. However, she has been rescued and at current receiving right medical examination/consideration.


In an interview, the victims narrated in particulars her ugly experiences dwelling with the Prof. She said, ” I was dwelling throughout the village with my mother. My daddy launched me to dwell with Prof in Abakaliki. Since June this yr, the Prof has been disturbing me. He on a regular basis comes into my room and be doing what I don’t like.


“Sooner or later spherical 2 a.m, I ran to my father on the protection house and knowledgeable him that Prof was pressing my breast. My father knowledgeable me to return that he’ll focus on with him throughout the morning. Sometimes, I’ll rise up and see myself naked. The alternative day, any particular person was touching me throughout the midnight. I wakened, positioned on the sunshine and observed Prof lying on my mattress naked.


“He tried to the contact me nevertheless I slapped him and pushed him out of my room. I was crying. Sooner or later, I wakened and my mattress was soaked with blood. I didn’t know what occurred. I knowledgeable my father throughout the morning nevertheless he didn’t do one thing. He used to tell me that, if I am going away Prof’s house, who pays my school costs? That’s how the Prof has continued to disturb me until I knowledgeable my aunty throughout the school on account of I don’t like that nonsense Prof is doing”.


In his phrases, the sufferer’s father said; “I’m shocked and disillusioned. I’m the gateman throughout the compound the place the Prof lives. My daughter has been complaining to me about what Prof is doing to her and I’ve on a regular basis knowledgeable Prof that what he’s doing is simply not good.


“This professor did the equivalent comparable issue to my partner’s youngster sister who I delivered to dwell with him as a house help in 2017. Nonetheless we didn’t know that, prof was was having intercourse with the woman and later acquired her pregnant. That time, she was 17years and was at college 5 in secondary school nevertheless when the professor impregnated her, she dropped out of school.


“That time, Human rights of us obtained right here into the matter and known as the police nevertheless Prof shortly went to the woman’s village with wine, wrapper and money and deceived them that he wished to marry her. The mother of the woman obtained right here to the police with Prof and helped him destroy the case. Nonetheless after a while, she gave begin to her youngster, the Prof collected the kid and despatched the woman away”.


“The new child boy continues to be dwelling with Prof now nevertheless that woman is hawking groundnuts in Abakaliki. It was when there was no individual to take care of the little teenager in Prof’s house that I went to the village and launched this my little daughter to return and handle the child. That’s how Prof started sleeping collectively together with her. A small woman like this” the individual sobbed.


When invited, the first sufferer gave a non-public testimony of what transpired between her and the Professor and the best way she now engages in hawking enterprise to have the power to take care of herself. She blamed her sister’s husband for bringing his daughter into the house of the equivalent man who put her into struggling.


When interrogated, the professor of Geophysics who was visibly shaky and apprehensive, initially denied all allegations in direction of him nevertheless later admitted, albeit reluctantly and incoherently. He, on the same time pleaded for peace and blamed each half on Satan.


Within the meantime, on this current case, we’re in a position to assure you that the professor will not be going to get away with it as conventional. The fang of justice is already prepared and may actually be served accordingly with a view to operate a warning to all his likes. Kudos to Ebonyi State GBV Taskforce for the dogged and fruitful collaborative efforts.


Above all, we rely on the police and we admire them for his or her satisfactory expert cooperation to this point. 


Police arrest Ebonyi varsity lecturer for allegedly raping his gateman

Police arrest Ebonyi varsity lecturer for allegedly raping his gatemanPolice arrest Ebonyi varsity lecturer for allegedly raping his gateman


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