Anumudu Chigozie, a radio presenter, has been arrested by the Abia State Police Command.
The man was nabbed for allegedly sodomizing a 15-year-old boy in the Obingwa area of the state.
Spokesperson of the command, Maureen Chinaka, who disclosed this in a statement on Saturday, January 6, 2024, said the suspect, popularly known as MC Manosky, was arrested by men of the Eastern Ngwa Division following a report lodged against him.
“Abia State Police Command received a report on January 1, 2024, of an alleged incident of carnal knowledge by Mr. Anumudu Chigozie,, a 37-year-old resident of Umuobiakwa Village in Eastern Division, the PPRO stated.
“Mr. Chigozie was accused of engaging in unlawful carnal knowledge with a minor (names withheld). Discreet Investigation is ongoing and the matter will be charged to court,’ she added.
According to Punch, sources said the suspect was not an employee of any radio station but operated as a freelance journalist in radio stations within Aba.
The publication gathered that Chigozie was arrested on December 31, 2023, at his residence following complaints lodged at the Eastern Ngwa Police Station by the father of the victim.
According to the victim, the suspect took him to a place around a hotel in Aba and gave him bread to eat which he refused.
He said the suspect allegedly slapped him and he fell on the bed and slept off, but woke up in the morning with pain in his anus.
It was learnt that when the teenager asked the suspect what he did to him, the man allegedly threatened to kill him if he told anyone what happened.
Chigozie is said to be currently detained at the Eastern Ngwa Police Station.