A 19-year-old man, Felix Gbadebo has been arrested by the Ogun state police for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl little girl (whose name was not released due to her age). In a statement by State Police Command image-maker, Abimbola Oyeyemi in Abeokuta on Sunday, the suspect called the little girl into his room on the pretext that he wanted to send her on an errand then raped her as soon as she entered his room.
“The suspect, according to the complainant, who is the father of the victim, called the girl, pretending he wanted to send her on an errand, and lured her into his room, where he used a pillow to cover her mouth and sexually abused her. The girl reported the case to her father, who informed police.”
The victim’s father reported the incident at Sango Divisional Police Station, which led to the arrest of Gbadebo.
“The Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to anti-human trafficking and child labour unit of the state Criminal Investigation and Intelligent Department for further investigation.
“He appealed to parents to always be watchful of their children in order to prevent them from becoming victims in the hands of people with devilish intentions.”