The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 42-year-old man, Abiodun Amosu for defiling his-16-year-old housemaid. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a statement, said the suspect lives at 6, Sowemimo Street, Ibara Housing Estate with the victim.
According to one witness, “the suspect committed the crime on Thursday, October 25, in his residence. His arrest followed the complaint lodged at Ibara Police Division by the Benue State-born victim (name withheld) by the Police, who was accompanied to the station by a member of Committee for the Defence of Human Rights, CDHR. She reported that the suspect forcefully dragged her into his bedroom and raped her.
She further explained that a CDHR member rescued her after she was sent out of the house.
According to reports, the Divisional Police Officer, DPO Ibara Division, SP Dada Olusegun, led detectives to the scene where the randy suspect was arrested. The suspect initially denied the allegation.
“The victim, who claimed to be a virgin before the incident, has been taken to a general hospital for medical attention and the medical report confirmed that she was actually sexually abused.”
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, has directed that the case be transferred to anti-human trafficking and child labour unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, for proper investigation and prosecution of the suspect.
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