Carpenter arrested for slitting throat of a 12 year old child

The Delta State Police department stated it had released a manhunt for the kidnappers of a 12-year-vintage girl, Blessing Imeh, who was discovered with a slit throat in Abraka, withinside the Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State. Blessing went missing on January 1, 2021, whilst going for walks an errand for her parents.

However, efforts to discover her proved abortive until she was recovered in a cesspit behind their residence on Tuesday, January 5, 2021.

It was known that her cry within the cesspit attracted some other child, who raised the alarm.

It was learnt that the victim, after she became rescued, claimed that their neighbour recognized as General, became a number of the 3 guys that kidnapped her.

The matter was reported at the Abraka Police Station.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Onome Onovwakpoyeya, said

“The young girl was stabbed at the back and her throat was slit, but she’s alive and receiving treatment at the moment. She said three people lured her, but she could identify one who is a carpenter and their neighbour. The carpenter, called General, has been arrested and effort is being made to arrest other suspects.”

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