27-Old-Man Allegedly Rapes 9-Month-Old Baby In Lagos
A 27-year-old man has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command, for allegedly defiling a nine-month-old baby in Railway Ijora Badia area of the state.
Naija News reports that the spokesperson of the command, Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the arrest in a statement on Wednesday, March 29, 2023.
Hundeyin said that the case was reported to the Police on Monday at about 10 pm by a concerned member of the public.
According to him, the suspect sneaked into the apartment where the baby was lying on the floor and allegedly had intercourse with her, and ran away from the scene.
The spokesman said that the complainant and suspect have made statements and the suspect confessed to the crime during interrogation.
Hundeyin said that the scene of the crime was photographed when the police visited and a stained pant with blood was recovered as an exhibit adding that the case file and suspect will be transferred to the Gender Section of the state command.
He said: “The suspect allegedly had sexual intercourse with the little baby and immediately ran away from the scene
“The mother of the baby, aged 16 years, came to the station with the baby and was issued medical form to enable her take the child to the hospital for urgent medical attention.
“However, on Tuesday at about 11:15pm, the suspect was smoked out from his hiding by detectives from Ijora Badia Division.”