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Two police officers rape 9-year-old and 7-year-old girls

By Mason White 6:55 PM February 3, 2016
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By: Wayne Morin
Two police officers were arrested on a charge of rape after allegedly raping two young girls in separate incidents, police in Nigeria said.

Ebonyi State police said that they have arrested Okporie Okporie for raping a 9-year-old girl and Ndubisi Ewerem for raping a 7-year-[old girl.

They were both charged with one count of rape. The parents of the 7-year-old girl filed a complaint with the police after their daughter told them about the attack.

According to the police investigation, Ewerem lured the girl to his home by giving her money to buy onions. He told the girl to bring the onions to his home, and once she returned, he raped her.

The girl was taken to a hospital, where she was tested, treated and released. The 9-year-old girl did not suffer any injuries.