Teacher, 50, allegedly rapes girl, 11, in Benue

From Uche Nnorom, Makurdi

A fifty seven years old teacher, Mr. Fanyam Akpe has allegedly raped an eleven year old primary three pupil, Miss Terkumbur Atime in Ugondzua, Logo local Government Area of Benue State
The incident according to the victim, happened in her parent’s farm where she had gone to harvest yams.
Father of Miss Terkumbur, Mr. Atime is a civil servant with Hospital Management Board, Benue State.
Narrating further, the victim, said that the culprit got information that her parents were not at home even as he spotted her going to the farm.
He quickly followed her and reached the farm where he beckoned on her to come close to him. She obeyed him since he was an elderly person unknown to her that he had ulterior motives.
“When I got closer to him, he then ordered me to lay down and pulled off my cloth threatening to kill me if I do not oblige.
“He then, forced himself on me and had sex with me, even as I was shouting for help, one of my neighbours appeared at the scene, on sighting the person, he quickly stood up and put on his cloths. When he questioned what he was doing, he replied reluctantly that he was assisting me to solve mathematics”, Terkumbur narrated in tears.
Our reporter gathered that the suspect has been arrested, arraigned and remanded at the Federal Prisons, Makurdi pending the proper hearing of the matter on 18th February 2020.

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