Man rapes his 9-year-old maid while his wife was out shopping

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By: Tanya Malhotra 

Police are looking to arrest a man on charges of rape after allegedly raping his young female maid while his wife was outside of the home, police in Nigeria said.

Benin City Police said that the 38-year-old man identified as Ojuigo, is accused of raping his 9-year-old housekeeper, identified as Ada.

The girl told a friend this week, that her boss rapes her when his wife goes out of the house to run errands. The friend then notified the man’s wife about the allegations.

The girl told investigators that the suspect promised her money in exchange for performing sex acts on him. He also threatened to kill her if she told his wife or anyone else.

The suspect denied the allegations. Police urged the public to come forward with information about the whereabouts of Ojuigo.