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Man Arrested for Allegedly Defiling 7-year-old Girl in Lagos

A man who forcefully had canal knowledge of a little girl in Lagos has been arrested by the Police and set for prosecution.

Ogun State Police Command has arrested 40-year-old Ezekiel Adegbenga, for allegedly having unlawful carnal knowledge of a-7-year old girl.

A Situation Report (Sitrep), signed by the command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Abimbola Oyeyemi, on behalf of the Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, yesterday, said the suspect of 4, Olufunmi Ajayi Street, Iyana Ilogbo, Ota, confessed to the crime during interrogation.

 “We arrested him following a complaint from the mother of the victim, who reported at Sango Police Station that the suspect, who is their neighbour, lured the victim into his room under the pretence of sending her on errand and had carnal knowledge of her while the parents were away at work.

“Upon her complaint, the DPO, SP Akinsola Ogunwale, detailed detectives to the scene where the suspect was promptly arrested. He owned up to the offence after the victim confronted him,” Oyeyemi said.

Meanwhile, Mr. Iliyasu has directed that the suspect be transferred to Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.

About Igwilo Emilia

Igwilo Afoma Emilia, popularly known as Emilo, is a fast rising Nigerian musician, song writer and producer. A gifted writer and social commentator, Emilo is one of the strong believers of Democracy, Freedom and Social liberty. Her passion for running a news blog stemmed from her quest for truth and desire to keep the people adequately informed about the realities around them.

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