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48-Year-Old Man Allegedly Rapes 10-Year-Old Girl In Abuja




A 48-year-old man, Adekola Adeshina, residing in Abuja, has been arrested by the Federal Capital Territory Police Command for allegedly defiling a 10-year-old girl, Faith Solomon.

Naija News reports that the spokesperson for the FCT Police Command, Josephine Adeh, confirmed the incident in a statement on Sunday, stressing that the police swung into action following a complaint by the victim’s mother, Rose Solomon.

Adeh disclosed that the suspect during interrogation by the police confessed to have carried out the act on several occasions.

The police spokesman further stated that the 10-year-old girl is undergoing medical examination, while the suspect is been remanded in police custody and would be charged to court upon the conclusion of the investigation.

She added that the Commissioner of Police, FCT Command, Sadiq Abubakar, had called on parents and guardians to exercise a greater level of attention to changes in the behavioral patterns of their wards around individuals and ensure that measures were put in place to shield them against sexual crimes.

She said, “Operatives of The FCT Police Command attached to the Apo Divisional Police Headquarters, around 10:15 am on March 22, 2023, received a complaint from one Mrs Rose Solomon living close to Prince and Princess Estate.

“Mrs Solomon complained that she was suspecting her neighbor, Adekola Adeshina, a 48-year-old male, of sexually engaging her 10-year-old daughter, Faith Solomon.

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“The suspect shortly after being arrested and interrogated, voluntarily elected in a written statement to have carried out the dastardly act severally.”