The Police in Ogun State have arrested one Oluwole Bamidele (43) in Agoro area of Agbado for defiling a six – year old daughter of his neighbour.

Oluwole was said to have lured the victim into his room at noontime and raped her when her mother left home for her tailor’s shop.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who made this known in a release, stated that the arrest of the suspect followed a complaint by Ikechukwu Blessing Orji who reported at the Agbado police station that his daughter was defiled.

Abimbola, a Deputy Superintendent of Police(DSP) stated that Ikechukwu reported that while his wife went out to give cloth to her tailor at about 12:45 pm, the suspect who is a co-tenant in the same house lured his six-year-old daughter into his room and raped her.

According to the victim’s father, the girl quickly informed her mother as soon as she returned.
The Police Spokesman in the state explained that the Divisional Police Officer for Agbado division, Aloko Amodu sent detectives to Kayode Street Agoro area of Agbado, the scene of crime, and arrested the suspect.

The suspect, he stated further, initially denied committing the crime but when the victim was taken to the General hospital for medical examination, the medical report confirmed that she has been defiled and upon being confronted with medical report, he confessed committing the crime.

The Commissioner of Police, Bashir Makama has directed that the suspect should be transferred to the Anti-Human trafficking and child labour unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.







@ The Nation

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