Anambra State Police Command has arrested a man for allegedly attempting to rape his housekeeper in Ifite, Awka, the state capital.

PUNCH Metro figured out the 12-year-old had jumped from a multi-storey building to escape as she fractured her legs in the process.

She was reportedly admitted to hospital for treatment.

Our correspondent learned that the incident occurred on Thursday.

A Facebook user, Ms. Ify Unachukwu, who talked about it on her page, said, “A 12-year-old housekeeper jumped out of the window of a multi-storey building to escape the rape of her ‘Oga’.

“She suffered a broken leg bone (tibia). Now, she has been transferred from Climax Specialist Hospital, Awka to Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Hospital, Amaku. She is currently in critical condition, after escaping.

State police spokesman Tochukwu Ikenga confirmed the incident, adding that the culprit had been arrested.

“The suspect is in our custody and the investigation has begun, please,” he added.

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