Utom, a domestic staff of one Chukwuemeka Aja, allegedly inserted his fingers into the private parts of the victims, who are between ages of five and eight, causing them severe pains.
A source close to the family told newsmen that the screaming of the victims, attracted their mother, who was cooking in the kitchen when the incident occurred.
The source said: “The woman quickly contacted her husband and Utom was immediately handed over to policemen at Afikpo North Divisional Police to prevent angry youths, who had gathered, from lynching him.”
Reacting to the incident, the state Police Public Relations Officer, George Okafor, warned parents and guardians to be mindful of their children’s movements and who they associated with.
Recently in Ebonyi, a 35 year old man, Stephen Ude of Amuzu community, Amasiri Afikpo North local government area, was arrested for allegedly defiling a ten year old boy, Victor Agha.
The victim who hails from Amuzu Ezeke in the area had followed the suspect to the farm where he proceeded to defile him.