By Bankole Taiwo, Abeokuta
Forty-three-year-old man Oluwole Bamidele has been arrested by men of Ogun State Police Command for allegedly having unlaw-ful carnal knowledge of a 6yr old girl (name withheld).
Bamidele, according to statement from the spokesman of state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi was arrested following a report made by the victim’s father, Ikechukwu Blessing Orji at Agbado police station, Ogun state.
Ikechukwu was said to have explained that while his wife went out to give cloth to her tailor at about 12:45pm on this fateful day, the suspect who was a co-tenant in the same house with them lured his 6 years 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.
The statement revealed that “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.