An 18-year old man cooling off his heels in police net has given reason why he raped his own 70-year old grandmother.
Marvellous Luka who has been in hiding since he committed the crime, was this morning (Friday) arrested by the police.
He escaped from home immediately after raping the 70-year old woman who is also his grandmother.
Luka, however has been begging for forgiveness after owning up to the crime.
Hear him: “I was ‘sexually charged and I couldn’t help myself at that moment and resorted to having sex with my grandmother. She cried for help but I overpowered her and had my way.
“She tried holding me down but i escaped and ran to a market where i push wheel barrow for a living. I later saw a group of people who came after me, beat me up and handed me over to the police. It is the devil’s handwork, i want my grandfather and the elders in my village to forgive me,”
The police in Plateau state where the crime was committed said Luka will soon be charged before a High Court in Pankshin, Plateau for trial.
The police officer in charge of the case, Insp. Mulleng Alex, said that Luka, lives in Dangu-gu Village, Ampang West District of Mangu, Plateau state.
According to one Mary Samuel, who claimed to have witnessed the attack, said she heard the victim’s call for help while fetching water from the tap.
“I was shocked at what I saw. I tried to hold him down but he escaped. I raised an alarm and he was later apprehended in a market where he works. ”I took a wrapper which was on the floor and covered the woman,” she said