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Man Impregnates Two Teenage Sisters, Claims Father Gives Permission

Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 28-year-old man, Nduka Anyanwu, for allegedly raping and impregnating two teenage sisters who said he did the act with the permission of the girls’ father.

A source at the police division who spoke with TheColumnNews said that the man had been having carnal knowledge of the girls, 13 and 17 years old, since they were in primary school.

The source further said he engaged the sisters in sex with the permission of their father, Christian Onyechi.

The suspect was said to have been arrested yesterday after a pregnancy test that the girls’ mother insisted must be done on them showed they were pregnant.

The police said the girls told them Anyanwu had been sexually molesting them since they were in primary school.
The girls’ father was understood to have been arrested.

Efforts to get confirmation proved abortive as the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, did not pick calls put through to him just as he did not reply a message sent to him.

Breaking: Robbers Attack Loaded Bullion Van In Ebonyi, Kill Four Police

Armed robbers have been reportedly have attacked a bullion van conveying huge cash from Enugu to Ebonyi State and killed four policemen escorting the vehicle.

Ebonyi State Commissioner of Police Philip Maku who confirmed the incident said the robbers trailed the van from Enugu State and that the robbers were not able to loot the van as the driver managed to manoeuvre the van out of the area.

Maku narrated that the robbers damaged one of the tires of the Bullion van but the driver was able to escape with the van. He added that thryb could not give chase to the van as the driver was driving towards the Military checkpoint ahead.

He said the police loses four of its officers in the attack while two sustained injuries.

The CP said the two injured policemen have been taken to hospital for treatment while the deceased have been deposited at the mortuary.

The Commissioner of Police stated that the Police has launched a manhunt to capture the armed robbers.

Pastor Kidnaps Dispatch Rider To Procure Sallah Rams

Police have arrested a pastor, Adetokunbo Adenopo, for allegedly abducting a delivery man , Jonathan Ekpo , in order to obtain ransom from his employers for Sallah celebration.

The 52 – year – old who is the founder of the New Life Church , Sagamu , Ogun State , allegedly carried out the act with his gang members, Chigozie William, 22 ; Linus Ugorji , 30 ; and Emmanuel Chris.
Ekpo had gone to deliver a package to Adenopo in Sagamu when the four men tied him up and anaesthetised him .

The victim narrating his ordeal to newsmen during the parade of the suspects in Abuja on Wednesday said that he was placing the package on the table at Adenopo’ s church when the men grabbed and wrestled him to the ground.

He stated that he struggled to escape , but was injected with a substance by Adenopo, which made him lose consciousness .

Explaining his role in the abduction , William said the pastor suggested the idea of obtaining ransom to fund his charity activities, adding that Adenopo promised to release Ekpo if his employers failed to meet their demands.

He stated that the pastor invited the man to deliver some products and that he wanted to collect money from his company to buy bags of rice and other things for the Sallah.

Adenopo, who claimed to be a former pastor with the Living Faith Church , said he planned to use the ransom from the failed abduction to buy rams , rice and garri , which he intended to share to the poor in his community.

On his relationship with his accomplices , he said they were staying with him for security reasons , adding that he designed the underground room where the victim was kept “ for certain situations and threats “.

Ogun, Bayelsa, Others Get New Police Commissioner

Four new Commissioner of Police have been ordered to take over the affairs of policing in Ogun, Bayelsa, Ekiti and Cross River respectively by the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu with immediate effect.

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the posting of new Commissioners of Police to Ekiti, Ogun, Cross River and Bayelsa states.

This is in regards to a statement issued yesterday by the Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, DCP Frank Mba, CP Mobayo Babatunde has been deployed to Ekiti State, while CP Edward Ajogun is deployed to Ogun State.

Also, CP Abdulkadir Jimoh is deployed to Cross River State, while CP Okoli Michael is deployed to Bayelsa State.

The statement further disclosed that the postings were with immediate effect.

It was gathered that some of the officers that are being replaced are either proceeding to the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, NIPSS, or National Defence College or are getting set for pre-retirement leave.

29 Suspects Escape from Police Cell in Umuahia

Twenty-nine suspects detained at the Central Police Station (CPS) in Umuahia, the Abia State capital, have escaped.

The suspects were said to have fled Saturday night.

According to report, twenty of them have been rearrested, while nine are unaccounted for,

It was gathered that the suspects fled after overpowering the cell guard.

Police spokesman Geoffrey Ogbonna confirmed the incident, urging members of the public to report to the nearest police station should the see the escapees.

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