A 40-year-old man, Ezekiel Adegbenga has been arrested by men of the Ogun State Police Command for having unlawful carnal knowledge of a 7-year-old girl.
Speaking on the arrest, the Command’s spokesman, ASP Abimbola Oyeyemi disclosed that “the suspect was arrested at No.4 Olufunmi Ajayi Street Iyana Ilogbo Ota following a complaint from the mother of the victim who 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 were away at work”.
He stated further that “upon her complaint, the DPO, 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 being confronted by the victim”
The Commissioner of Police, CP Ahmed Iliyasu has directed that the suspect be transferred to the Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution of the suspect.
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