The arrest of the suspect followed an intelligent reports over alleged defiling and impregnating a twelve year old girl in the area.
Ogbuji who is being detained at Rumupeirikom (Kala) Divisional Police headquarters was arrested when the guardian of the girl reported to the Police after discovering that the twelve year old girl who is a house help to Ogbuji’s neighbour discovered she was pregnant.
Our correspondent gathered that Ogbuji was said to have allegedly defiled the twelve year old girl when she came into his house for an errand in the month of March, 2021.
In the meantime, Centre for Basic Rights Protection and Accountability Campaign has called for proper investigation into the incident with a view to arraigning the suspect in court if found culpable.
The National Coordinator of the group, Prince Wiro made the position of the group known in a statement.
“We call on the Rivers State Police command to properly investigate this case properly. This has become one too many on the issues of rape and child abuse in rivers state.
“I strongly believe in the police command and I urged them to ensure that justice is served at the end so that it will serve as a warning to others.
Wiro added that he has brought the incident to the notice of the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Nnamdi Omoni.
“The Police Public Relation Officer, Nnamdi Omoni has assured me that police will do their best. So let’s wait and see the full investigation of the police.”
As at press time we gathered that the suspect has been transferred to the Human Rights desk of Rivers State Police headquarters, Moscow road, in Port Harcourt.