Yenagoa – Bayelsa Commissioner of Police, Mr Chris Olakpe, Thursday in Yenagoa, paraded one Godswill Williams, 45 for the alleged rape of a six-year-old girl in Edepie, a suburb of the metropolis.
Olakpe told journalists that the man was arrested after the mother of the girl reported the matter to the police.
The commissioner said the police had concluded investigation and the man would be charged to court “next week”
“We are here to parade suspects whose activities in the state, when narrated are so bizarre; even stranger than fiction.
“We have with us today one Godswill Williams aged 45 who raped a six-year-old girl,” he told journalists.
Mother of the victim, who was at the briefing informed that the suspect, who was their neighbour, had allegedly lured the girl to his apartment by asking her to buy him sachet water about two weeks ago.
The mother, claimed that William forcefully had canal knowledge of the girl.
She said the incident which occured in broad day light, was immediately reported to the police, while the girl was taken to hospital, “where she is still receiving medical attention”.
The police also paraded two suspects Kingsley Wilcox and Ebipre Yenasome-Wilson said to belong to a cult group.
Olakpe said, “the suspects were found in possession of a locally-made pistol and have confessed to being members of Greenlanders and Bobo confraternity.”
The groups, according to him, are responsible for the death of many innocent Nigerians.
“They have been wrecking havoc in the state, killing people with matchets, beheading them and even using guns.”
Three suspected cocain peddlers, including a couple, Godswill Oweika and Lillian Oweika, were also paraded.
The commissioner said, “We also have a drug peddler who, Iam sure, is responsible for the untoward conduct of these teenagers who are in these cults.”
Olakpe disclosed that Godswill Oweika had just finished serving a two-year prison term.
He assured that all the suspects would be prosecuted. (NAN)