Enugu state police command has arrested three people suspected of sexually defiling a three-year-old child in the state.
The spokesman of the Enugu Police Command, DSP Daniel Ndukwe, made it known that the arrest is part of an ongoing investigation into the defilement of the girl, who is a pupil of Tenderlink School, Trans-Ekulu, Enugu.
The suspects nabbed and facing interrogation, included a teacher in the school and two others.
Ndukwe said: “Preliminary investigation showed that the child (name withheld) was found to have been sexually defiled, with physical injuries and patches of blood observed on her private part, after the school bus dropped her at home on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2023.
“This is in addition to the receipt of similar complaints by parents of other children in the school.
“Three suspects, comprising the victim’s female teacher, the school’s bus attendant and driver have been arrested for interrogation,”
The police spokesperson added that the state Commissioner of Police, Kanayo Uzuegbu, commended the Enugu state government’s decision to close the school pending when the investigation would be concluded.