The Ogun police command said it had arrested Islamic teacher, Ismaila Saheed , 38 and one Toliha Sabith, 20, for defiling a 15-year-old girl (name withheld).
DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) stated this in a statement issued in Abeokuta on Monday.
According to Oyeyemi, the suspects were apprehended following a report by the victim of their devilish act.
The PPRO noted that the victim reported at Redeemed Camp police station that Toliha Sabith forcefully had carnal knowledge of her on the 25th of August 2020 at Imedunla area of Mowe
” She went to her Arabic and Islamic teacher to inform him.
“Having listening to her ordeal, the Arabic teacher Ismaila Saheed told her that she might have gotten pregnant as a result of the incident and he offered to help her remove the said pregnancy.
“But surprisingly, instead of removing the imaginary pregnancy, he took the advantage to also had carnal knowledge of her, after which he inserted a sharp object into her private part causing her a serious vaginal injury.
“Upon the report, the DPO Redeemed Camp division, SP Bala Yakubu, detailed his detectives to go after the two suspects and they were both apprehended on the 28th of August 2020.
“They have confessed to the commission of the crime.
“The victim is currently being admitted in an hospital for proper medical attention,” the PPRO said.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Edward A Ajogun, has directed that the two suspects who he described as animals in human skin be transferred to anti human trafficking and child labour unit of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and deligent prosecution.
The CP therefore appealed to parents to always be concerned about the well being of their children especially the female ones so as not to make them an easy prey for those predators in human skin.