|By Okafor Joseph|Lensng.com| March 31, 2017| 10:30AM

Lagos State Police Command have ar­rested and detained a 42-year-old tailor, named Lucky Emmanuel for raping and impreg­nating a Junior Secondary School (JSS) 1 student. Lensng Report

The victim who sells plantain in Ajangbadi area of Lagos state reveals to the Nigeria police Mr. Emmanuel has been forcing her to have sex with him while she was going about her busi­ness.

Emmanuel, who divorce his wife for no specific reason was arrested after the man­agement of the teenager’s school contacted the police on noticing she was preg­nant.

Emma, while on a paraded at the Lagos State Police Command Head­quarters on Wednesday,

However rejected the claim saying he is just a re­lationship with her.

 

The tailour who hails from Imo State, maintained that he wanted to marry her, adding that he had given the girl’s family N84,000.

According to Lucky, “I didn’t rape her. She was actually living with me with the permission of her parents. We started dating eight months ago and I have started the traditional rites.

“I have done her intro­duction. I actually gave her parents N20,000 for the introduction and an addi­tional N64,000. I want to get married to her. I only slept with her twice before she got pregnant in October. I made sure she registered for ante-natal care.

“It was her school au­thority that contacted the police, who arrested me be­cause they felt she was too young to be married. They only labelled it rape to make it look like a crime.