A 30-year-old man, Adewale Olakusi, has been accused of defiling his neighbour’s 13-old-old daughter in Ota, Ogun State.
The 30-year-old man who was arrested, after the rape victim’s father noticed an unusual demeanor on his daughter as well as loss of appetite. Abimbola Oyeyemi, Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer who confirmed the arrest of the rape suspect, said he was arrested on Saturday, 1st of September, 2018, following a complaint by the father of the victim.
He said the father “reported at Onipanu Division that he discovered a sudden and unusual demeanor on his daughter as well as loss of appetite for food. ” Upon questioning his daughter, she informed him that the suspect forcefully had carnal knowledge of her and warned her never to disclose it to anyone.
“Upon the report, the DPO Onipanu Division SP Sangobiyi Johnson detailed detectives to effect the arrest of the suspect who happened to be living in the same house with the Parents of the victim.
“On interrogation, the suspect confessed to the crime but blamed it on the devil handiwork.
“The victim has been taken to the hospital where medical report confirmed that the girl has been carnally violated.
“Meanwhile, the commissioner of Police CP Ahmed Iliyasu has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to Anti Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for proper investigation and prosecution.
“The CP also appealed to members of the public to always take the well-being of their children serious especially the female ones”.
This is coming few months after a 26- year-old printer, was arrested for allegedly defiling his neighbour’s seven-year-old daughter in Ilasamaja area of Lagos.The suspect, a father of two, Akeem Oyeyemi, according to neighbours, usually lured the girl to his room with biscuits whenever he wanted to abuse her sexually.