65-yr-old man arrested in Ogun for defiling 10-yr-old girl

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By Bankole Taiwo, Abeokuta

Ogun state Police Command has arrested Sulaiman Rauf, aged 65 for having unlawful carnal knowledge of a 10-year-old girl (name withheld)

The arrest of the suspect followed a complaint lodged by the father of the victim, Fahinhun Mathew at Idi-Iroko divisional headquarters.

Fahinhun, according to a statement from the Spokesman of Ogun state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi said Rauf who lived in their neighborhood sent his daughter on an errand, and when the girl came back, she was lured into his room where he forcefully had carnal knowledge of her.

He disclosed that when the girl came out of the suspect’s room, she quickly informed him of what the suspect did . Receiving the report, the DPO Idi-roko Division CSP Aloko Amodu swiftly detailed his detectives to N0. 7 Araromi Street Ilase where the suspect resided and was promptly arrested.

On interrogation, the randy old man admitted having carnal knowledge of the victim but claimed not to know what led him to it. The victim has been taken to General hospital for medical attention and report.

Meanwhile, the commissioner of police Cp Bashir Makama has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to Anti-Human trafficking and child labor unit of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for proper investigation and prosecution.

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