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84-Year-Old Man Allegedly Rapes 8-Year-Old Girl In Ogun

 

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The Ogun State Police has arrested 84-year-old, Stephen Jack, for allegedly raping an eight-year-old girl in the Ijebu Ode area of the state.

Naija News gathered that the suspect was arrested after the father of the victim reported the incident at the Obalende divisional headquarters.

The victim’s father was said to have questioned her daughter when he found her bleeding from her private part and she admitted to being sexually assaulted by the perpetrator.

Confirming the development, the Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a statement said preliminary investigation revealed that the 84-year-old man is a known paedophile in the area.

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The Ogun Police spokesperson added that the victim has also been taken to the hospital for medical treatment.

The statement reads: “Upon the report, the DPO Obalende division, SP Murphy Salami detailed his detectives to the scene, where the randy old man was apprehended.

“Preliminary investigation revealed that the old man is a known paedophile in the area. The victim has been taken to the General Hospital Ijebu Ode for medical treatment.”

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Kogi Govt Arrest Pastor

Meanwhile, the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has ordered the closure of a church located in Okene area of the state for reportedly selling bulletproof water to its members and operating an unapproved medical facility.

The church, The New Jerusalem Deliverance Ministry, which is pastored by one Peter Adeiza is said to have been operating the facility since 2008 and has led to the death of many individuals due to illegal and unhygienic medical practice.

It was also discovered that the church is being used as a psychiatric and rehabilitation home as many people were seen with chains on their hands and legs.

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Members and worshippers confirmed that they have been receiving treatments for different ailments from the “Man of God.”

The church was closed down on Monday by the state Security Adviser, Commander Jerry Omodara (retd.), in the company with the state Commissioner for Information and Commissioner for Health, Kingsley Fanwo and Dr Zekeri Usman, respectively, other government officials and the security agents.