He has been apprehended by residents and handed over to the police where he is being detained.
A 27-year-old man identified as Ekpeye who was accused of s3xually molesting three minor boys aged 9, 11 and 12, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has been arrested.
The incident happened happened at Sanitary Lane in Ekwulobia Street, Diobu Mile 3 area of Port Harcourt.
The Media Assistant to SA on SDGs to the Rivers State Governor, Allwell Ene, who confirmed the incident on Tuesday, October 26, said the suspect was caught allegedly kissing and smooching the three children.
"He was also said to have asked the kids to rub his p3nis. He claims to be from Ahoada East in Rivers State," Ene said.
"He has been apprehended by residents at about 8:15pm on Tuesday night at sanitary lane between N0 4 and 6 Ekwulobia street Mile 3 diobu, Port Harcourt and handed over to the Azikiwe Police Divisional headquarters at Illabouchi, Mile 2 Diobu where he is being detained."