A 20 year old man Segun Olaseru has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for raping a 9-year-old girl.
The suspect was nabbed last Sunday following a formal compliant from the father of the victim, Adepoju Akinyemi, who reported the matter to Sango-Ota Divisional Police Headquarters.
Giving details, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the father of the victim had disclosed that
the victim had reported that the suspect came to his house at the New life Estate Ota, while he was at work and forcibly raped his daughter.
The suspect during investigation confessed to the crime, adding that he exploited his closeness to the family since their houses were not far from each other.
It was gathered from the suspect that he met the girl alone in their living room from where he dragged her into her father’s bedroom and had sex with her.
Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, has ordered the transfer of the case to the Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Abeokuta, for further investigation and possible prosecution of the suspect.