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50-year-old father of 7 arrested for raping 8-year-old girl

The disturbing event took place last week in the Oghene road area, where Hope had been staying with her guardian.

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50-year-old father of 7 arrested for raping 8-year-old girl

In a shocking incident that has sent shockwaves through the community, a 50-year-old man identified as Mr. Kokoro Agbuna Sajere, a father of seven children, has been arrested for allegedly raping an 8-year-old girl known as Hope in the Amukpe area of Sapele.

The disturbing event took place last week in the Oghene road area, where Hope had been staying with her guardian.

According to a source close to the matter, Mr. Kokoro lured the young girl into his house when the area was quiet. It was during this time that he reportedly threatened her and committed the heinous act. The source further revealed that initially, Hope did not disclose the incident to her uncle. It was only when she started experiencing pain in her private parts that her uncle became suspicious of something amiss.

Upon being confronted, Mr. Kokoro initially denied the allegations, but later confessed to the crime. The gravity of his actions quickly led to his arrest by the police, and he is currently being held in a cell, awaiting prosecution. However, a reliable source close to the investigation informed newsmen that there are plans underway to secure his release on bail.

The accused, Mr. Kokoro, is not only a father of seven children but also an active member of the local vigilante group. This revelation has left the community in a state of shock and disbelief. The incident has raised concerns about the safety of children in the area and the need for stringent measures to prevent such heinous crimes.

Local residents, upon learning about the incident, expressed their outrage and called for justice to be served. They emphasized the importance of protecting children from predators and ensuring their safety within the community. Many are hoping that the legal system will swiftly and decisively address this matter, setting an example that such acts would not be tolerated.

Child rights advocates and organizations have also condemned the act, calling for increased awareness and education on child protection. They stressed the importance of creating safe spaces for children and instilling a culture of reporting such incidents promptly.

As the case unfolds, the community eagerly awaits the legal proceedings and hopes that the justice system will provide solace to the young victim and her family. The incident serves as a grim reminder that the fight against child abuse and sexual violence must remain a top priority for society, demanding collective efforts to protect the most vulnerable among us.

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