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64-year-old man arrested for ‘defiling two-year-old girl’ in Ogun

64-year-old man arrested for ‘defiling two-year-old girl’ in Ogun
September 07
18:19 2021

The police command in Ogun state says its operatives have arrested one Ayotunde Taiwo, a 64-year-old man, over alleged defilement of a two-year-old girl.

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The incident was said to have been reported to the police on Tuesday by the victim’s mother.

According to a statement by the police, the victim’s mother reported the incident after she discovered that her two-year-old daughter could not walk properly.

Abimbola Opeyemi, Ogun police spokesperson, in the statement, said operatives were mobilised to the area to arrest the suspect.

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The victim is also said to have been taken to a hospital for treatment.

“The suspect was arrested following a complaint lodged at Agbado divisional headquarters by the mother of the victim, who reported that at about 11am, Tuesday, 7th of September 2021, she noticed that her daughter could not walk well, and when she inspected her body, she saw blood gushing out of her private part,” the statement reads.

“When she asked her daughter about what happened to her, the little girl pointed to the house opposite their own house.

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“On getting to the house, the suspect was met washing his blood-stained boxer shorts, indicating that he just had unlawful carnal knowledge of the little girl.

“Upon the report, the DPO, Agbado division, CSP Kehinde Kuranga, detailed his detectives to the scene where the suspect was promptly arrested.

“Meanwhile, the commissioner of police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the family support unit at Ota area command for further investigation and prosecution.”

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    add September 07, 20:22

    Let the world hear what he has to say or do about the allegation

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