Police arrest APC chairman for allegedly defiling 2 teenagers in Nasarawa
Police in Nasarawa state have arrested a politician identified as Christopher Ogah for allegedly defiling two teenagers in his house in Obi Local Government Area.
The suspect, Ogah who is reportedly chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Obi Ward was allegedly caught defiling two girls aged 12 and 13 years respectively, it was learnt.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that an eyewitness said the girls were lured by the politician into his room when they entered his residence to fetch water from a well.
Reacting to the incident, the Chairman of the local government identified as Alhaji Mohammad Oyimoga Oyigye confirmed the incident.
Oyigye also disclosed that he saved the suspect from being lynched by angry youths.
Oyigye said the suspect who was handed over to the police was transferred to Lafia to forestall breakdown of peace in the area.
Speaking on the incident, the state Commissioner of Police, Mr Bola Longe also confirmed the incident.
The police boss said;
“I have directed that the case be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) in Lafia for discreet investigation after which the suspect will be charged to court.
“The police, under my watch, are warning would-be rapists to have a rethink or face the wrath of the law.
“I am assuring the public of the police command’s commitment to arrest and prosecute anyone found wanting no matter how highly placed.”