Rafiu Moruf, a 44-year-old-man has been nabbed by men of the Ogun State Police Command for having a carnal knowledge of a six year old girl.
The suspect was arrested after the victim’s mother found out what had been done to her daughter, NAN reports.The spokesman of the police command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the incident, stated that the victim opened up to her mother who discovered semen inside the girl’s private part. He said, ”The mother of the victim questioned her and she revealed that the suspect took her into his room and had carnal knowledge of her.The woman reported at the Idiroko Police station and detectives went to the suspect’s house where he was promptly arrested.On questioning the victim, she revealed that the suspect gave her N20 and took her into his apartment behind SS Secondary School in Aferiku community, and had carnal knowledge of her.
“Upon the report, the DPO Idiroko, CSP Amodu Aloko, led detectives to the suspect’s house where he was promptly arrested.On interrogation, the suspect confessed to the commission of the crime. The victim has been taken to hospital for medical treatment and report.The Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to Anti Human trafficking and Child labour Unit of the State Criminal investigation and intelligence Department (SCIID) for proper investigation and prosecution,” Oyeyemi said.The police have arrested Abiodun Ojo, a resident of Magbara village, Ogun State, for allegedly raping a six-year-old girl.
It will be recalled that in October last year Mr Ojo, 38-year-old, reportedly raped the victim (name withheld) in a bush in Magbara village, along Idiroko Road on Sunday. A resident, Kazeem Ashaolu, told PREMIUM TIMES the accused lives in the same house with the victim’s parents.“The man lives in the same house with the girl’s parents. So, not that he just picked the girl to the bush. He deceived her under the pretence of sending her on errand.”Confirming the incident, the Ogun State police spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said: “the girl’s cries caught the attention of ‘vigilantes’ around who traced the place and captured him.”
This newspaper learnt that before the arrival of officers from Idiroko Police Station, Mr Ojo had been brutilised by the angry mobThe victim was later taken to the hospital for medical attention.Meanwhile, the state commissioner of police, Ahmed Iliyasu, has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID).“This is for investigation and to prosecute him (suspect) accordingly,” the spokesman said.
SOURCE: DAILYPOST,PREMIUM TIMES
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