A couple has been arrested for trying to get rid of the minor’s four months pregnancy of their 12-year-old niece, Favour.
Favour became pregnant after being raped several timesby her aunt’s husband, Johnbull Dike and upon finding out, the two took her for an abortion.
Dike has escaped, but wife and the nurse who were caught during the abortion had been arrested.
PUNCH Metro gathered that the girl was allegedly taken to the nurse on Sunmola Street, Mafoluku, on Wednesday, May 4.
The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Dolapo Badmos, confirmed the incident, saying, “There is a case of defilement against Johnbull. His wife and the nurse have been arrested for aborting a pregnancy. The Commissioner of Police has ordered that the case be transferred to the Gender Unit of the command.
“The suspect is on the run, but efforts are on to arrest him. Meanwhile, the wife and the nurse will both be charged to court.”