By Archibong Jeremiah
Following the recent arrest of Mr. Edet Okon Asim, Special Adviser on Forestry and Biodiversity to the Cross River State Governor, Sen. Ben Ayade over allegation of severally abusing a 15 years old girl (name withheld) sexually, a NGO, Project Alert on Violence Against Women has written to the Inspector General (IG) of Police urging him to ensure justice prevails in the matter.
According to the NGO in the letter accused Mr. Edet Okon of trying to use political contacts to mount pressure on the Police Zonal Commander, Commissioner and DPO where he is currently cooling his feet to kill the case.
In the letter signed by Benjamin Odey, Esq. for Project Alert on Violence Against Women the NGO rhetorically asked “Why will attempts be made by sick perverse adults, to cover a crime against an innocent child.”
Below is the letter where a case from Benue State involving one late Ochanya, age 14 whom died as a result of complication from several sexual abuses.
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