Mr. Victor Emmanuel, 45, who was arrested for having sex with a 13-year-old girl and putting her in the family way, has insisted that he did nothing wrong. The suspect described the girl as his fiancée.
According to him, he was already planning to marry her and has given her parents N20,000 and some drinks as part of introduction and marriage rites. Emmanuel was arrested by detectives attached to the Ajangbadi Police Station after the victim’s school alerted them. The police said that the suspect raped the girl and described her as a minor.
Emmanuel, an indigene of Imo State, said: “I didn’t rape her! We are in a relationship.
We’re even planning to get married. We have been dating for eight months now. The girl’s parents know me. Yes, I know she’s pregnant for me. I have accepted the pregnancy and I’m already taking care of her.” Read more