84-year-old man defiles 8-year-old girl in Ijebu Ode

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Police in Ogun says it has arrested 84-year-old man Stephen Jack for having unlawful carnal knowledge of eight year old girl (name withheld).

SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the State Police spokesman, disclosed this in a statement issued in Abeokuta on Saturday.

According to Oyeyemi, the suspect, who reside in Okun Owa area of Ijebu Ode was arrested following a report lodged at Obalende Divisional Headquarters by the father of the victim.

Oyeyemi noted that the victims father had reported that he discovered his daughter was bleeding from her private part and when he asked the little girl of the cause, she informed him that the suspect had sex with her.

He stated that upon the report, the DPO Obalende division, SP Murphy Salami detailed his detectives to the scene, where the randy old man was apprehended.

The police spokesperson explained that preliminary investigation revealed that the old man was a known pedophile in the area.

He revealed that the victim had been taken to the General Hospital Ijebu Ode for medical treatment.

He stated that the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, had directed that the suspect be transferred to State Criminal Investigation Departments for more investigation and possible prosecution.

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