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Police Arrest 72-Year-Old Man For Alleged Defilement Of Girl



Ishola Tijani

Ganiyat Ganiyu

A 72-year old man, Ishola Tijani has been arrested by the men of the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly having unlawful carnal knowledge of a seven old girl (name withheld).

The suspect was arrested on September 22nd following a report by the mother of the victim who reported at Iperu police station 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 the old man who lured her into his room and forcefully had sex with her.

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A statement from the command said 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 an hospital where it was confirmed that the girl has been actually defiled.

The suspect made confessional statement admitting the commission of the offence.

Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of Police,
Edward Awolowo Ajogun had ordered the immediate 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.

The CP also appealed to parents to always be mindful of who to entrust their children to safe them from those who are out looking for innocent children to devour.

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