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Man rapes and infects 13 years old girl with HIV in Cross River, vows to spread the virus

A man named Edet James Asuquo, has been arrested by the Cross River State Police
Command for reportedly raping and infecting a 13-year-old girl with the
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).

The State’s Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hafiz Inuwa, while speaking to newsmen disclosed that Edet has been charged to court.
It was gathered that Edet confessed that he was aware of his HIV status, and had vowed to spread the virus as much as he could.
Inuwa disclosed that the girl was confirmed HIV positive after a routine medical test.
The
police commissioner, who briefed journalists on the achievements on the
state police command in the last two weeks, said during the period
under review a total of 25 suspects were arrested for various offenses
ranging from armed robbery, attempted murder, assault on police
officers, possession of fake currencies and unlawful possession of fire
arms, among others.
Items recovered included five AK 47 rifles,
seven magazines and 200 rounds of 7.62mm live ammunition, four locally
made pistols, one locally made single barrel gun, one battle axe, eight
live cartridges, one Mercedes Benz truck with registration number DAL
222 XA loaded with suspected stolen wheat and N380, 000 cash.

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