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A-39-year-old man, Oladapo Akinola has been arrested by men of Ogun state police command for defiling his five-year-old stepdaughter (namewithheld).
PLATFORM TIMES gathered that the mother of the victim lodged complaint at Adigbe Divisional headquarters in Abeokuta .
The suspect was arrested on Monday a day after he commited the offence .
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state ,DSP, Abimbola Oyeyemi disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday .
Oyeyemi added that the mother of the victim reported that while bathing her daughter, she discovered blood in her private part, and on enquiry from the girl, she was informed that her husband who happened to be the stepdaughter of the victim has unlawfully had carnal knowledge of her.
The PPRO said “upon the report, the DPO Adigbe division, SP Fatoberu Oyekanmi quickly detailed his detectives to the scene where the suspect was promptly arrested.
“On interrogation, the suspect, who reside at Adewale Drive, Shokori Abeokuta confessed to the crime without any justifiable reason.
“The victim has been taken to hospital by the police for medical treatment and report.
“Meanwhile, the commissioner of police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, 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 diligent prosecution.
“He therefore warned parents, especially mothers to always be watchful of their female children in order to protect them from being victims of sexual assault from those irresponsible men.”