A 50-year-old man that goes by the name Joseph Sunday has been arrested by the Police in Ogun State for allegedly having sexual intercourse with a 13-year-old girl in Ilaro, Yewa North Local Government Area of the state.
He was reportedly to have ambushed the girl while she was on her way to the stream to fetch water, he then dragged her to an uncompleted building around Abule Taju area of the town, where he carried out the illicit act.
Confirming the incident, the State Police Spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the suspect was arrested following a complaint from the mother of the victim.
“The policemen at the station where the case was reported immediately arrested the man. On interrogation, the suspect confessed to the crime.”
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 for further investigation, ASP Oyeyemi said.