Police arrest man, 52, for defiling 10-year-old co-tenant’s daughter in Ogun
Segun Ayinde, Abeokuta
Police in Ogun state have arrested a 52-year-old man, Kayode Adeniyi, for allegedly having carnal knowledge of a 10-year-old girl at Abere Ifa Street, Ijoko in Ota local government area of the state. The suspect, a resident of 12 Abere Ifa Street, Ijoko, was arrested following a report lodged at the Agbado police divisional headquarters by an aunt of the victim who explained that, while her niece went to the apartment of the suspect to ask whether his daughter was the person who mistakenly removed the clothes she spread outside, the suspect forcefully dragged her into his room and raped her.
She explained further that the suspect covered the mouth of the girl with a pillow and threatened to kill her with a knife if she made any noise, forcefully having sex with her
The Ogun state police public relations officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said, in a statement in Abeokuta, that, on the strength of the report, the DPO Agbado division, CSP Kehinde Kuranga, detailed his detectives to the scene where the suspect was promptly apprehended.
Oyeyemi said the suspect confessed, on interrogation, to having carnal knowledge of the victim forcefully, admitting that he threatened the girl with a knife not to make noise so as to satisfy his sexual urge.
The police P.R.O informed that investigation into the past activities of the suspect revealed that he had been abusing his three underaged biological daughters sexually before his current act which he also did not deny. The victim has been taken to hospital for medical examination and treatment while investigation continues under the charge of the Family Support unit of Sango area command of the state police.