A sexually abused house help who fled home with her master’s two sons has been intercepted in Mile 2 area of Lagos by officers of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command.
The 12 year old house help disclosed that her master, 36, raped her five times in less than seven month she stayed in his house.
The girl, Benita, a primary school leaver from Imo State, was intercepted at about 10p.m. on Thursday at Mile 2.
The Rapid Response Squad officers on sighting her with two children, age between 6 and 4 years invited househelp for questioning, interrogated her and she disclosed that she was heading to Maza Maza to board a night bus to Imo State.
She told the officers that her Uncle who brought her to Lagos to continue her education, had carnal knowledge of her five times.
The suspect, Chigozie Osuocha, of 83, Muibi Street, Olodi – Apapa, was lured to RRS Headquarter in Alausa, Ikeja through his telephone number provided by his 6 year old boy.
Benita stated that any time her Uncle, Chidozie, want to lay with her, he would come home early, lock his three children out of his one room self-contained apartment and sleep with her.
She added that although she was not comfortable with living in his house, stressing that all the things her Uncle promised her parents before living the village are yet to be fulfilled.
When confronted with the allegation given by Benita, the suspect confessed that he was lured by the devil adding that he had slept with her only five times.
He explained that he sought the girl’s parent permission in the village to bring her to Lagos to continue her education while also assisting his wife with domestic chores.
I started sleeping with her in December, 2017, I slept with her three times in December and my wife got to know of my sleeping with her and threatened to move out of the house with my three children. I begged her and we resolved the issue.
Commenting on the development, Police Public Relations Officer, SP Chike Oti confirmed the incident stressing that the girl had been transferred immediately to the Family Support Unit of the Command.