Man who impregnated 10-years-old girl apprehended by police

Yesterday, reported a story about a 10-year-old orphan who gave birth to baby girl at a hospital in Benue State, Nigeria.

10-years-old pregnant girl

Outraged by this news, social media users took up the case to the police station and the police promptly began investigations leading to the arrest of a suspect. The suspect is an 18-year-old identified as Terna Taga.

Terna Taga allegedlly defiled the little girl who risides in an internally displaced persons camp in Benue State, Nigeria.

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DSP Catherine Anene of the Benue State Police Public Relations Office speaking to the media in Makurdi on Wednesday disclosed that Taga was arrested on Tuesday evening and was in custody for further investigations.

She said;

”The command will decide on the next line of action after full interrogation and investigation into the case,”

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The news of the young girl’s heartbreaking  pregnancy is very tragic, she was dumped in a General Hospital by an unknown person whilst heavily pregnant.

The story continues to develop, keep visiting our portal as we bring you more updates as it happens.

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Freddie, is a graduate of the University of Ghana. He is a film enthusiast, screenwriter and human rights activist.