Afeez Raimi was arrested on Monday in Ibadan, Oyo State, on the accusation of defiling a 2-year-old girl.
According to The Nation, the 20-year-old assaulted the girl, who was the tenants’ daughter in the house where the suspect lived with his grandfather.
The girl, whose name was not disclosed, strolled into Raimi’s room, where he committed the crime.
The man immediately confessed to the action, attributing it to the evil spirit and narrated how it happened:
“I was returning from somewhere, when she followed me into my room. I was ironing and she was sleeping on the bed. So I dipped my finger into her.”
As soon as the matter was reported to the police, he was arrested.
The girl was rushed to the hospital with bleeding out of her private part. The medical examination showed that the victim was penetrated.
The girl suffering from high temperature after the incident is currently being treated in the intensive care unit.