Professor who once impregnated teenager arrested for defiling 13-year-old house help

The Ebonyi State Police Command has arrested a University Professor, Felix Anyaegbulam, for allegedly defiling a minor.

The development was confirmed to newsmen by the spokesperson of the Command, DSP Loveth Odah, on Sunday.

Anyaegbulam is a Professor of Geophysics at Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo Local Government Area of the State.

It was alleged that the Professor has been sexually violating his 13-year-old house help, who hails from Ezza North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.

Odah, in a WhatsApp message to newsmen in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, said: “The Commissioner of Police, Mr Aliyu Garba, has ordered discreet investigation into the matter as await the medical screening/report of the victim.”

The state Coordinator, Gender-Based Violence, Faithvin Nwancho, who reported the incident to the Police, decried the act of rape.

Nwancho urged the police to ensure justice on the matter, noting that the Professor had once impregnated another teenager, which led to her dropping out of school.

She said: “This Professor at the AI-FUNAI has been having sex with the 13-year-old girl.

“The girl stays with him, but every blessed day of this girl’s life, this man violates her sexually.

“He sleeps with her.

“As God may have it, we were told about it and so we moved into action and the girl was rescued.

“A complaint was made to the police and he was arrested.”

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