A 20-year old man, Timidou Jephther, has been arrested by the police in Bayelsa State for allegedly sexually assaulting a 5-year girl, identified as Queen Kaiser, to death.
The incident occurred at Akedei community, a riverine area of Sagbama in Sagbama Local Government Area of the state last weekend.
The suspect was reportedly apprehended and beaten to stupor by an angry mob community after the discovery of the remains of the kid behind his house.
According to the police spokesman, Asinim Butswat, a DSP, the suspect was arrested Tuesday, adding that the remains of the victim had been deposited at the Federal Medical Centre for autopsy.
”The Bayelsa State Police Command has arrested one Timidou Jephther ‘m’ 20 years, of Akedei Community, a riverine suburb in Sagbama Local Government Area, who sexually assaulted one Queen Kaiser ‘f’ 5 years to death.
“The suspect was arrested on the 9th August, 2016. The corpse has been deposited at the Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa, for autopsy.
“The suspect is detained at the State Criminal Investigations and Intelligence Department SCIID, Yenagoa. Investigation is ongoing.”