A young man was seriously dealt with for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl who asked him for some money in Bayelsa state. According to reports, the young man took advantage of the little girl as he allegedly lured her into his room and then committed rape in the process.
The man was reported to have promised the girl the money she asked for and then requested her to come into his room to get the money. Unknown to the girl, the man had another motive and raped her instead.
The girl complained to her mother who then raised an alarm within the community. The man as swiftly arrested, stripped of his clothes and flogged mercilessly in front of a baying crowd including children and women.
According to witnesses at the scene, he blamed his actions on the devil and claimed he was sexually attracted to the young girl.