Police arrest 84-year-old man for defiling minor in Ogun

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THE Police authorities in Ogun State have arrested an 84-year-old man Stephen Jack for allegedly defiling an eight-year-old girl whose name was not given.

“The suspect who resides in Okun Owa area of Ijebu Ode was arrested following a report lodged at the Obalende Divisional headquarters by the father of the victim who reported that he discovered that his daughter was bleeding from her private part, and when he asked the little girl of the cause, she informed him that the suspect had sex with her,” the spokesman of the Ogun State Police Command Abimbola Oyeyemi said in a statement on Saturday.

“Upon the report, the DPO Obalende Division, SP Murphy Salami detailed his detectives to the scene, where the randy old man was apprehended. Preliminary investigation revealed that the old man is a known pedophile in the area.”

The victim has been taken to the General Hospital in Ijebu Ode for treatment, the police image maker added.

Abimbola quoted the Ogun State Commissioner for Police Lanre Bankole to have “directed that the suspect be transferred to State Criminal Investigation Departments for more investigation and possible prosecution”.

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