A visually impaired middle-aged man, identified as Kingsley Anyanwu as been accused of allegedly raped a 12-year-old girl in Lagos.
The incident was said to have at the residence of the suspect, 32, Mosalasi Street, Maza-Maza bus stop area of the state on Friday, June 20.
Kingsley Anyanwu sexually abused the victim by forcefully having canal knowledge of her inside his bedroom, thereby inflicting serious bruises on the victim’s private part, according to Vanguard.
The victim who was introduced to Kingsley’s sister, Maurine, a staff of one of the new generation banks located at Oba Akran started living with the family early January this year in a three-bedroom apartment where she works as a housemaid to Kingsley Anyanwu’s old mother.
Trouble, however, started after Kingsley’s wife went to work. The suspect allegedly asked her to come to his bedroom, supposedly to help him read out a message on his phone.
The victim said: “Immediately I entered his room, he grabbed me, forcefully removed my pants and raped me”.
The victim was said to have fled the house to a nearby church where she stayed till the next day when Kingsley attempted to rape her the second time, according to vanguard.
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The landlord of the house where she was sexually abused saw her sitting by the roadside and took her back home.
She was reportedly given the beating of her life when she got home for running out of the house and was returned back to her aunt residing in Ikeja on the pretext that she was wasting food by the suspect and his sister.
Meanwhile the victim’s aunt said: “I received a call from Mrs. Maurine on Saturday that they were bringing back my niece because she was wasting food and that she ran out of the house.
“On Sunday, Mrs. Maurine brought her home. When she left, I questioned my niece, it was then she opened up that Uncle Kingsley sexually abused her.
“Immediately I took her to Adeniyi Jones, Primary Healthcare Centre. After medical examination the medical officer confirmed that she was raped. The report confirmed bruises I saw in her private part. The medical officer issued a referral slip to LASUTH.”