72-year-old man arrested for raping seven-year-old girl in Ogun State
A 72-year-old man, Ishola Olatunji has been arrested by officers of the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly raping a 7-year-old girl.
The suspect was arrested on September 22 following a report by the victim’s mother at Iperu Police station.
According to Police Spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the victim’s mother reported that she went out only for her to return and found her daughter feeling uncomfortable.
“When she made an enquiry from the little girl, she explained to her that it was the old man who lured her into his room and forcefully had sex with her, Oyeyemi said per Vanguard.
“Upon the report, the DPO Iperu division detailed his detectives to the scene where the randy old man was promptly arrested.
“The victim was taken to hospital where it was confirmed that the girl has been defiled.
“The suspect has made a confessional statement admitting the commission of the offence.”
The Commissioner of Police, Edward Awolowo Ajogun has ordered the transfer of the suspect to anti-human trafficking and child labour unit of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.