By Perez Brisibe
UGHELLI – A resident of Afiesere community, Ughelli North local government area of Delta state, Gift Confidence, 28, has been arrested for allegedly luring a 15-year-old girl to Mali.
The suspect was arrested by detectives from the Ughelli Area Command after parents of the victim reported the missing of her daughter since January 5, 2018.
Confirming the arrest, Delta State commissioner of Police, Muhammed Mustafa who gave the name of the victim as Ejiro Etu, stated that the victim was taken away to an unknown destination by the suspect adding that the where about of the victim was yet unknown before the bubble burst.
The police chief noted that upon interrogation the suspect said she had been a friend to the victim, and that the victim left the shores of the country with her boyfriend to Mali on her own decision, and that nobody lured her or forced her to embark on the journey.
He added that the suspect would be charged to court after the completion of investigation.