Police Arrest 70 Year-old Man for Raping 8 Year Girl
The Ogun State Police Command, on Wednesday, arrested a 70 year old man, Mr. Gabriel Akindele, for defiling 8 year old deaf and dumb girl in Owode Ijako in Ado-Odo Ota Local Government area of Ogun State.
According to the State Public Relations Officer, ASP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the suspect was arrested following complaint from the mother of the girl who noticed an unusual behaviour from the girl after the incident.
The mother of the girl had used sign language to inquire from her daughter what was wrong with her following strings of unusual behaviours.
The Police PRO revealed that the girl using sign language commmunicated with her mother and describing the incident after which the matter was reported to the Police. Oyeyemi said "upon the report, the DPO Sango Ota, SP Akinsola Ogunwale detailed detectives to the scene and the randy old man was subsequently arrested."
He added that "on interrogation, he opened up to the crime. It was discovered that he lured the girl to the toilet where he unlawfully had carnal knowledge of her."
He said the Commissioner for Police, CP 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.