It was gathered that the suspect, a security guard working at a compound near the victim’s house, took the teenager to a nearby bush and raped her to death.
Father of the deceased, Mr. Edwin Ode Ominiyi of Umuchigbo, a community in Abakpa Enugu East Local Government Area of Enugu State, was said to have reported the disappearance of her daughter to the
The Spokesman of the police in Enugu State, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, DSP, in a statement he made available said that the victim, “Endurance Ominiyi, the daughter of Edwin had suddenly disappeared at about 1pm.
“The father started searching for her and later reported the incident to the police operatives on the following day being 9/8/14. Following the report, operatives swung into action and spread their tentacles within the arena and its environs owing to the content of the report.
“A search was, however, intensified by the father, who was also assisted by the suspect. It was gathered that while the search was on, the perpetrator, who was involved in the search, was pretending to be assisting, while he was diverting their search to another direction until a clue was made available to the police operatives that the man was last seen around with the victim before she was declared missing by the parents.
“Following this clue, Gideon Musa, a security guard, popularly known as Aboki Maiguard, was invited and quizzed and he confessed that he took the victim to a nearby bush where he had the carnal knowledge of her until she became unconscious and fainted.
“He further revealed that when the victim fainted, that he had to run out from there, abandoning her and never knew what was her state. He was, at that juncture, asked by the operatives to take them to the place and as they got there, the lifeless body of little Endurance was seen lying naked with blood gushing out from her private parts”.
“Meanwhile investigations into the alleged incident have commenced in full scale by the state criminal and investigations Department of the Enugu state command just as the body of the deceased is now deposited at the Parklane Hospital Enugu for autopsy”,