Elderly man rapes 15-year-old girl as punishment for stealing his flowersBy Mason White 4:21 PM January 7, 2015
By: Chan Yuan
An elderly man who caught a teen girl stealing his flowers, decided to punish her by raping her, police in Nigeria said.
Delta State Police said that they arrested the 72-year-old man on charges of rape after being accused of raping the 15-year-old girl.
According to the police investigation, the suspect, identified as Nnamdi, was complaining about the people walking into his garden and taking flowers without his permission.
On Saturday, the suspect decided to catch the thief red-handed. He hid behind some bushes to catch the thief by surprise.
Suddenly, he saw the 15-year-old girl entering his garden and taking some flowers. He dragged the girl into his home and raped her.
The girl escaped and notified the police. Police arrested the suspect, and he confessed to the crime.
During questioning, Nnamdi told police that he was tired of people stealing his flowers and decided to take matters into his own hands.