A 50-year-old man, Joseph Sunday, has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly defiling a 13-year -old girl in Ilaro town of the state.
The state Acting Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident in a statement issued in Abeokuta yesterday. According to Oyeyemi, the incident happened at Abule
Taju area of Ilaro.
Following a complaint from the girls’ mother, the suspect was arrested. He reportedly confessed to the crime upon interrogation.
The state Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to the Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Labour unit of the state Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (CIID) for further investigation.