Police arrest 43-year-old man for defiling 6-year-old girl in Ogun

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Sanusi Lateef

A 43-year- old man Oluwole  Bamidele has been arrested by men of Ogun State Police Command for allegedly having unlawful carnal knowledge  of a 6yr old girl (name withheld).

Spokesman of the State Police Command, Abimbola Oyeyemi who made this known said his arrest followed a report by one Ikechukwu Blessing Orji.

Oyeyemi said Orji reported at Agbado police station that while his wife went out to give cloth to her tailor, the suspect who is a co-tenant in the same house with them lured his 6yrs old daughter into his room and had unlawful carnal knowledge of her, while the girl quickly informed her mother as soon as she returned.

The Spokesman said after the report was made, the Divisional Police Officer in-charge of Agbado division, Aloko Amodu detailed his detectives to the scene of the crime at Kayode Street Agoro area of Agbado where the suspect was arrested.

He added that on interrogation, the suspect at initial stage denied committing the crime but when the victim was taken to the General hospital for medical examination, the medical report confirmed that the victim has been defiled.

Oyeyemi said it was there the suspect confessed committing the crime. 

The State Police Commissioner, Bashir Makama according to Oyeyemi has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to Anti-Human trafficking and child labour unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for proper investigation and possible prosecution.

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