Days after a 12-year-old girl identified as Blessing Imeh was found alive in a soakaway with a slit throat, in Abraka, Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta state, the police has made an arrest of a suspect in connection to the crime.

WITHIN NIGERIA recalls that Blessing was found alive inside a soakaway with her throat slit five days after she went went missing while running an errand for her parents.

Onome Onovwakpoyeya, spokesperson of the command, who confirmed the incident on Friday, January 8, said the suspect identified as General, a carpenter was arrested while manhunt is on to apprehend his accomplices.

“The young girl was stabbed at the back and her throat was slit, but she ’s alive and receiving treatment at the moment . She said three people lured her but she could identify one who is a carpenter and their neighbour. The carpenter called General, has been arrested and effort is being made to arrest other suspects.” she stated.