A man of age 60, identified as Taofeek Shotayo, has been in the police custody for allegedly having carnal knowledge of a 10-year-old stepdaughter of his neighbour, by luring the innocent girl with N600.
According to the Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the incident happened at Obantoko area of Abeokuta and the suspect has been arrested on Monday following a complaint lodged at the Aregbe Police Station by the victim’s stepfather
He explained that the suspect lured the victim into his room in the Abule Aro area of Obantoko, Abeokuta, with N 600 note and raped her.
The complainant stated that he got to know about the incident when he and the victim’s mother noticed a sudden change in her behaviour, which prompted them to question her intensively.
The victim narrated how the randy old man slept with her after he had given her N600 and further stated that that was the second time he would defile her.
The DPO, Aregbe Division, DSP Ope Olasunkanmi, sent his detectives to the scene and the suspect was arrested immediately.
The Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson, had ordered that the suspect should be transferred to the Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.
Source: Naija News