A man identified as Emeka, aka Baba Victor who was allegedly caught defiling a 13-year-old primary five girl narrowly escaped being lynched by angry mob, yesterday morning, June 12.
Emeka a father of four who resides at Chief Mailumo Sambo Close, Jos, Jarawa village was said to have committed the act around 6:30am yesterday in his apartment.
According to the victim(names witheld) who said that was not his first of raping her said: “This is the second time he is sleeping with me. The first time was sometime last year and he gave me N100.”
Speaking on why she did not report to the Police and she was not in school she said: “I attend an Islamic school and we don’t go very early. I used to go to his compound to play with my friend who is living there.”
“That day, I wanted to shout but he said I should not and that he will give me money. I did not remember to tell my parents. This morning, I went to my friend’s place and he called me and started sleeping with me again before people came and saw us.”
Meanwhile it is said some neighbours have been suspicious about Emeka who they suspect the girl is not his only victim as he was in the habit of giving between N30 and N50 to girl children.
According to one of the neighbours, Mama Blessing, she said: “There has been rumours about Baba Victor sleeping with that girl because she is always playing in his room. No one could confirm it until today.
“I have lived here for more than 20 years. Baba Victor has five children, four in their 20s but the wicked man sent the wife and children to their village in the East and lives here alone.”
Seeing that nemesis had caught up with him, Emeka, was said to have pushed the girl outside immediately and locked himself inside the house for fear of his life.
However, for the timely intervention of Policemen from Nasarawa Gwong Division and STF members attached to Sector Two who took him away the neighbours would have succeeded in breaking down his door.
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