52-Year-Old Man Arrested For Allegedly Defiling 10-Year-Old Girl
The Ogun state police command says it has arrested a 52-year-old man, Kayode Adeniyi for allegedly defiling a 10-year-old girl (name withheld) in the Ijoko area of the state.
The State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi disclosed this in a statement issued in Abeokuta on Tuesday.
Oyeyemi said the suspect was arrested following a report lodged at Agbado Divisional Headquarters by the victim’s aunt who came to the station with the victim and reported.
He explained further that the suspect threatened to kill her with a knife if she makes noise.
The PPRO added that upon interrogation, the suspect confessed having carnal knowledge of the victim forcefully, just as he also admitted that he threatened the victim with a knife.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police CP Edward Ajogun has ordered the family support unit of the Sango area command to take over the case for in-depth investigation and diligent prosecution.