A 35-year-old farmer, Kelvin Abugu, has been arrested by the men of the Ondo State Police Command for allegedly defiling a nine-year-old primary school pupil in Uso, in Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State, Nigerian Tribune reports.
The suspect who lives in the same compound with the child’s parent in the agrarian community in Uso, confessed to the crime during interrogation and attributed his action to the devil’s work.
The suspect who admitted to the crime explained that he lured the young girl into his room under the pretext of watching Television with him and said he closed the door as soon as the girl entered his room.
According to the suspect who said he has no girlfriend or relationship said he could not penetrate the girl and had to use his finger to defile her before penetrating.
He said: “I don’t know what came on me, I pounced on the little girl and defiled her before I knew what was happening.”
The mother of the little girl was said to have noticed and found her daughter’s pant stained with blood and reported to the police.
Speaking on the arrest of the suspect, the state Commissioner of Police, Bolaji Salami, explained that “On May 2, 2021, at about 14:20hrs, Agnes Emmanuel reported to the Police that she saw her daughter passing out blood from her private part and when asked, she said it was one Kelvin Abugu who inserted his hand and later his penis into her private part.”
“He was immediately arrested and has confessed to the offence and the case is ready for prosecution.”