Police Arrest Paedophile As Pregnant 13-Year-Old Dies During Abortion

Operatives of the Akwa Ibom State Police Command have arrested an alleged paedophile identified as Sunday Sampson, who allegedly impregnated a 13-year-old girl, who later died during an abortion procedure.

The state’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Odiko Macdon, who made this public while briefing journalists in Uyo, claimed that the suspect was apprehended by men of the Nsit Ubium Local Government Area Division.

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He said, “The suspect impregnated a 13-year-old girl and secretly procured an abortion for her, and she died in the process.

“The Commissioner of Police (CP), Olatoye Durosinmi, is shocked by the sad development and has ordered the matter to be transferred to the homicide section for discreet investigation,” he stated.

Macdon also said that the Police Commission has warned parents to create time and pay attention to the whereabouts and behaviours of their children, to prevent sexual abuse and other social vices.

7th February 2023
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