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Court remands man, 48, over defiling of 3 daughters

An Anambra State High Court has remanded a 48-year-old man, Igbo Thomas, in the Awka Correctional Centre in the state over alleged defilement of his three daughters.

Thomas, who hails from Enugu State, was said to have committed the offence at Enuoji village in Enugwu Ukwu, Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State.

The Anambra State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) had arrested him on May 24, 2021, in Okolo Ani village, Igbo Etiti LGA of Enugu State for the offence.

The suspect, who reportedly confessed to the crime, blamed his action on the influence of alcohol .

A statement issued by the NSCDC state Public Relations Officer, Edwin Okadigbo, stated that the NSCDC Commandant, Vincent Ogu, had ordered for discrete investigation into the matter before the suspect was charged.

Okadigbo said: “The suspect was arraigned in Awka yesterday, and was ordered to be remanded at the correctional centre by the state high court Judge.

“On May 24, 2021, the Anambra State Command of the NSCDC arrested one Mr. Igbo Thomas of Okolo Ani village in Igbo Etiti LGA of Enugu State for allegedly having canal knowledge of his three daughters.

“Upon conclusion of a thorough investigation, the suspect was arraigned before a state high court Judge, and has been remanded at the Awka Correctional Centre.”

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