The Anambra State Police command have paraded a suspect arrested for raping some boys between the ages of 10 and 14 years in Awka, Anambra State.
The suspect identified as 38-year-old Emmanuel Bassey from Abi Local Government Area of Cross River State, confessed to the sad act and also blamed his actions on demons.
Parading the suspect, the state police spokesperson Haruna Mohammed said;
“On February 21 at about 3:27pm, following a tip-off, police detectives attached to B’ Division Awka arrested one Emmanuel Bassey ‘m’ aged 38years of Abi LGA of Cross Rivers State but resides at Ngozika Housing Estates, Awka.
“Suspect allegedly had unlawful carnal knowledge against the order of nature with over six small boys of between 10 and 14 years on different occasions.
“The suspect has equally made a voluntary confessional statement to the police and blamed his act on demons.”
He further disclosed that the six victims have been taken to the hospital for medical examination, while the case has been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department (CID) for discreet investigation on orders of Anambra State Commissioner of Police, John Abang.
“Consequently,the Commissioner of Police, John Abang, has ordered for immediate transfer of the case to the State Criminal Investigation Department (CID) for discreet investigation after which suspect would be charged to court for prosecution”
In a video which has gone viral, Bassey was heard saying that he needs deliverance over the homosexual act he was arrested for.