A 40 year old man, Ezekiel Adegbenga has been arrested by the men of Ogun State Police Command for allegedly having carnal knowledge of a 7-year-old girl.
According to the Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the suspect was arrested at No.4 Olufunmi Ajayi street Iyana Ilogbo Ota following a complaint from the mother of the victim.
He said: “The mother of the victim reported at Sango Police Station that the suspect who is their neighbour lured the victim into his room under the pretence of sending her on errand and had carnal knowledge of her while the Parents are away at work.
“Upon her complaint, the Divisional Police Officer SP Akinsola Ogunwale detailed detectives to the scene where the suspect was promptly arrested. He has since owned up to the commission of the offence after been confronted by the victim.”
the Commissioner of Police (CP), Ahmed Iliyasu, has directed that the suspect be transferred to Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution of the suspect.