The police command in Ogun says it has arrested a 52-year-old man , Kayode Adeniyi for allegedly defiling a 10-year-old girl (name withheld) in Ijoko area of the state.
Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi, the State Police Public Relations Officer, disclosed this in a statement issued in Abeokuta on Tuesday.
“The suspect was arrested following a report lodged at Agbado Divisional Headquarters by the victims aunt aunty who came to the station with the victim and reported.
“She said while her niece went to the apartment of the suspect to ask whether his daughter was the person who mistakenly removed the clothes she spread outside, the suspect forcefully dragged her into the room, covered her mouth with pillow and had sexual intercourse with her.
“She explained further that the suspect threatened to kill her with knife if she make noise.
“On the strength of the report, the DPO Agbado Division, CSP Kehinde Kuranga, detailed his detectives to the scene, where the suspect was promptly arrested.
“On interrogation, the suspect confessed having carnal knowledge of the victim forcefully, he also admitted that he threatened the victim with knife and that is why she can’t make noise until he satisfied his sexual urge.
“Further investigation into the past activities of the suspect revealed that, he has been sexually abusing his three underaged biological daughters before now which he also did not denied.
“The victim has been taken to General Hospital for medical examination and treatment.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police CP Edward Ajogun has ordered the family support unit of Sango area command to take over the case for in depth investigation and diligent prosecution.