The Rivers State Police Command on Monday arraigned five people before a Magistrate Court in Port Harcourt for allegedly raping an 11-year-old girl in the Buguma community in Asari Toru Local Government Area of the state.
The suspects, Ebi Danagogo-Jack (23), Fubara George (22), Precious Omubo-Wokoma (20), Dennis Amaye-Lugard (53), and Alalibo Harry (32), are alleged to have, at different times, abused the minor sexually.
According to the charges, the suspects include the victim’s stepfather, her school class teacher, a pastor of a new generation church in Buguma and two area boys.
Some of the suspects are alleged to have started abusing the minor when she was six.
The Chief Magistrate, Menenen Poromon, after listening to lawyers in the matter, directed for an amendment of the charges and adjourned the case till 6th of December 2022, for the suspects to take their pleas and for bail consideration.