By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
A 39 years old man, Oladapo Akinola was on Monday arrested by men of the Ogun State Police Command for defiling his 5 years old stepdaughter.
The suspect was arrested following a report lodged at Adigbe divisional headquarters by the mother of the victim, who reported that while bathing her daughter, she discovered blood in her private part, and on enquiry from the girl, she was informed that her husband who happened to be the stepfather to the victim had unlawfull carnal knowledge of her.
Upon the report, the DPO, Adigbe Police Division, Fatoberu Oyekanmi quickly detailed his detectives to the scene where the suspect was promptly arrested.
On interrogation, the suspect, who reside at Adewale Drive, Shokori Abeokuta confessed to the crime without any justifiable reason.
The victim has been taken to hospital by the police for medical treatment and report.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Edward Awolowo Ajogun, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to anti-human trafficking and child labour unit of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and diligent prosecution.
He, therefore, warned parents, especially mothers to always be watchful of their female children in order to protect them from been victims of sexual assault from those irresponsible men.