Anambra state Police command Public Relations’ Officer, Mr Haruna Mohammed, in a statement on Sunday in Awka, identified the suspect as Emmanuel Bassey of Abi Local Government Area of (LGA) Cross Rivers.
Mr. Haruna Mohammed said the suspect, who resides at Ngozika Housing Estate, Awka was arrested for allegedly raping six small boys between the ages of 10 and 14. According to him , the suspect made a voluntary confessional statement to the police and blamed his act on demons.
The suspect allegedly had unlawful carnal knowledge against the order of nature with over six small boys of between 10 and 14 years on different occasions,” he said.
Mohammed said the scene of crime was visited by police detectives and the six victims were taken to the hospital for medical examination. He said that the State Commissioner of Police, Mr John Abang had ordered for immediate transfer of the case to the State Criminal investigation Department (CID) for discreet investigation.