By: Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
Men of Ogun State police command has arrested a 43 year old man Oluwole Bamidele on 13th of September 2019 for having unlawful carnal knowledge with 6 year old girl (name withheld).
His arrest followed a report by one Ikechukwu Blessing Orji who reported at Agbado police station that while his wife went out to give cloth to her tailor at about 12:45pm of the date, the suspect who is a co-tenant in the same house with them lured his 6yrs old daughter into his room and had unlawful carnal knowledge of her and that the girl quickly informed her mother as soon as she returned.
On the strength of the report, the DPO Agbado division, CSP Aloko Amodu detailed his detectives to the scene of the crime at Kayode Street Agoro area of Agbado where the suspect was arrested. On interrogation, the suspect at initial stage denied committing the crime but when the victim was taken to the General hospital for medical examination, the medical report confirmed that the victim has been defiled. It was there he confessed committing the crime.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Bashir Makama 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 proper investigation and prosecution.