A 48-year-old man who was remanded in the Awka Custodial Centre, Anambra State, for allegedly defiling his three daughters has blamed it on alcohol.
The man identified as Igbo Thomas who hails from Enugu State, allegedly committed the crime at Enuoji village in Enugwu Ukwu, in the Njikoka Local Government Area of the state.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Anambra Command on May 24, 2021, arrested the suspect at Okolo Ani village, in the Igbo Etiti LGA of Enugu State for the offence, The PUNCH reported.
Edwin Okadigbo, the state NSCDC Public Relations Officer, in a statement on Wednesday, July 28th said the suspect was arraigned at the High Court, Awka, and remanded.
Okadigbo said, "It will be recalled that on May 24, 2021, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Anambra State, arrested one Mr Igbo Thomas of Okolo Ani village, Igbo Etiti LGA, Enugu State, for allegedly having carnal knowledge of his three daughters.
"Upon the conclusion of thorough investigation, the suspect was arraigned at the state High Court, Awka, and remanded at the Awka Custodial Centre by the judge."