Women Affairs ministry nab man that defiled his juvenile children

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By a correspondent

The Anambra State Ministry of Women and Social Welfare has nabbed a middle-aged man, Uchennaya Nwubi, for allegedly abusing his two infant daughters in Abagana, Njikoka Local Government Area of the state.

The suspect, it was gathered was arrested by a team from the office of the ministry in collaboration with the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC).

It was gathered that the suspect had been molesting the children since 2020 following a matrimonial dispute with their mother that had led to their separation.

Confirming the arrest, the Commissioner for Women and Social Welfare, Mrs Ify Obinabo, through her media aide, Chidinma Ikeanyionwu said the suspect had been detained for child molestation and abuse and would be charged in court.

She commended the men of the NSCDC for handling the case, warning that anyone caught engaging in such aan ct would be prosecuted.

She said the victims, aged three and five years respectively were also rescued from the suspect, vowing to charge his wife to court as well.

The statement partly read, “Ministry for women and social welfare through its Sexual and gender-based violence Response team quickly incident the NSCDC and investigations began.

“The rescue was carried out on Wednesday, October 19, 2022, after a whistleblower reported the incident to the ministry.

“In the cause of the investigation, the children were rescued by the Intelligence Unit of NSCDC and the culprit was arrested.

“The culprit Mr Uchenna Nwobi, who is a resident of Abagana and the father of the victims has been detained for child molestation and abuse and would be in court soon.

“When the children were rescued, they were first taken to Ntasi Centre Enugwu-Ukwu for medical examinations and treatment and were ascertained defiled by the doctor on duty.

“As at when they were brought to the hospital, there were fresh bruises on their private parts even as the area was also reddish and swollen.

“Speaking with the childrenTony Okafor, Awka

The Anambra State Ministry of Women and Social Welfare has nabbed a middle-aged man, Uchennaya Nwubi, for allegedly abusing his two infant daughters in Abagana in the Njikoka Local Government Area of the state.

The suspect, it was gathered was arrested by a team from the office of the ministry in collaboration with the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC).

It was gathered that the suspect had been molesting the children since 2020 following a matrimonial dispute with the wife which separated them.

Confirming the arrest, the Commissioner for Women and Social Welfare, Ify Obinabo, through her media aide, Chidinma Ikeanyionwu said the suspect had been detained for child molestation and abuse and would be charged in court.

She commended the men of the NSCDC for handling the case, warning that anyone caught engaging in such aan ct would be arrested and prosecuted.

She said the victims, aged three and five years respectively were also rescued from the suspect, vowing to charge his wife to court as well.

The statement partly read, “Ministry for women and social welfare through its Sexual and gender-based violence Response team quickly incident the NSCDC and investigations began.

“The rescue was carried out on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 after a whistleblower reported the incident to the ministry.

“In the cause of the investigation, the children were rescued by the Intelligence Unit of NSCDC and the culprit was arrested forthwith.

“The culprit Mr Uchenna Nwobi, who is a resident iofAbagana and the father of the victims has been detained for child molestation and abuse and would be charged in court.

“When the children were rescued, they were first taken to Ntasi Centre Enugwu-Ukwu for medical examinations and treatment and were ascertained defiled by the doctor on duty.

“As at when they were brought to the hospital, there were fresh bruises on their private parts even as the area was also reddish and swollen.

“Speaking with the children who confirmed that they were constantly molested by their father, they pleaded not to return to their father’s house for fear of being severely punished.

“Interrogating the culprit, Mr Nwobi denied the allegation and noted that he was not aware that his children were being defiled by anyone let alone him their father but rather threatened to deal with whoever made the report.” their father, they pleaded not to return to their father’s house for fear of being severely punished.

“Interrogating the culprit, Mr Nwobi denied the allegation and noted that he was not aware that his children were being defiled by anyone let alone him their other but rather threatened to deal with whoever made the report.”