A man has been arrested after allegedly molesting an 8-year-old girl in a sexual manner in Irete community, Owerri West local Government Area of Imo state.
It was gathered that the suspect identified as Mr. Romanus from Orogwe autonomous community sneaked into Irete community to sexually abuse the underage girl.
According to reports, Mr Romanus lured the girl to join him in watching a pornographic video while he took advantage of her sexually.
An alarm was raised after the man’s illicit act was suspected by some villagers. The suspect denied the allegation which was confirmed by the little girl. He later confessed to the crime after he was beaten to pulp by the community youths.
The local security operatives had to whisk the suspect away to their station for further investigation.