Police have arrested a 33-year-old man in Sagamu for defiling a 7-year-old girl who was left in his care by her father.
The 33-year-old man identified as Olabowale Samuel was arrested by the officers of the Ogun State Police Command for defiling a 7-year-old girl, after her father found her pant stained with blood.
The suspect was arrested following a report by the father of the victim who complained at Sagamu Police Station that he came back from work in the evening of 4th October, only to discover that his daughter’s pant was stained with blood.
After asking his daughter, she informed him that it was the suspect who lived in the next building that lured her into his room and sexually abused her.
The victim, whose mother has separated from the father was left in care of the neighbour in the house who did not know the time when the suspect lured her to his house.
On interrogation, the suspect confessed to the commission of the crime.
Meanwhile, the victim has been taken to the general hospital for medical treatment.
The Commissioner of Police, 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 further investigation and prosecution.
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