A 32-year-old man, Mr. Terkura Lorpuu was yesterday Thursday arraigned before a chief magistrate’s court in Makurdi, Benue state capita, for molesting and infecting two young girls with HIV.
It was gathered that the two victims aged 8 and 6, were the daughters of his lovers, Mrs. Mson Tor. It was also learnt that Mr. Terkura Lorpuu and the mother of the two girls had been HIV positive for over a year and had been using anti-retroviral drugs.
It was also learnt that the bubble burst after the kids started walking abnormally and were subsequently taken to Hemko Hospital, Markurdi for medical examination.
After the examination, it was revealed that the girls had been defiled through “forceful penetration”. It was also confirmed that the two sisters were HIV positive.
The two sisters, when interviewed, revealed that it was their mother’s lover that molest them.
The Magistrate, Lilian Tsumba, adjourned the case till December 4, 2014 for further mentioning and ordered the accused remanded in prison.