A 39 year old married woman, Happiness Nwokocha who resides at No. 26 Adesola Street, Agodo, Egbe Lagos has been declared wanted for sexually abusing a 14 year-old-boy for two years.
The suspect who carried out the abuse in Egbe is married to Mr. Kingsley Nwokocha who hails from Umuahia the Abia State capital. The marriage is blessed with children including a set of twins.
Happiness was asked to report at the gender section of the Lagos State Command for investigation over the alleged abuse on the victim but her whereabouts have been unknown ever since she was invited.
The suspect however did not only relocate but left with her entire family to an unknown location.
According to an eyewitness who wished to be anonymous, neighbours woke up the next morning after she was invited by the authorities to realise the woman had fled the environment without informing any of the neighbours.
Residence of the neighbourhood suspected that the family might have relocated elsewhere because her children were to resume school on Monday.
It was gathered that Mrs. Nwokocha, popularly known as “Mama Twins” fled early Thursday morning with her family after she realised the Police were determined to investigate the case.
The case was reported at the Idimu Police Station (Area M) and the Police have commenced manhunt for fleeing woman.
Cases of child sexual abuse is becoming rampant in Nigeria most of which female children are targets of abusers.
Also called child molestation, child sexual abuse (CSA) is a practice in which an older adolescent uses a child for sexual stimulation.
It is an offence under several sections of chapter 21 of Nigeria’s criminal code where the age of consent is 18. The nation’s law frowns against CSA and suspects are often prosecuted after thorough investigation and offenders are punished for violating the act prohibiting the abuse.