Sexual molestation of minors is becoming a trend that needs to be checked by appropriate government agency as vigilante officer reportedly slept with 14-year-old girl in Nasarawa State.
The sad incident happened in Akpanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.
The recent case of sexual molestation of minor by 19-year-old vigilante has drawn the attention of key stakeholders on how to end the menace in the state.
According to the victim; “my grandma reported me to a vigilante that I stole a sum of one hundred and fifty thousand naira (N150,000) belonging to her.
My grandma urged the vigilante to help her to retrieve the money from me. I told him I didn’t steal vigilante I didn’t steal money., he tricked me to office, locked me up and had canal knowledge of me.
The father of victim, Mr. Ajigena Jacobs said he is ready to pursue the case to a logical conclusion.
Nasarawa State Police Command said the suspect has been arrested. It said the suspect will be interrogated under State Criminal Investigation Department in Lafia.
The police said the suspect would be charged to court after proper investigation.
The Attorney, Nasarawa Ministry of Justice, Justinah Allu said the penalty for sexual molestation of minor in the state is life imprisonment according to the law of the state.