A man has been arrested in Minna, Niger State after he was supposedly pointed out by a 4 year old girl as the attacker who molested her in the school toilet.
The man identified as Victor Opute, 19 years was reported to have committed the offence on the 22nd of May, Punchng reports.
It was gathered that Opute enticed the little girl to the school toilet where he sexually harassed her. The incident leaked to the school authorities when the girl was seen crying.
She later narrated what happened to one of the officials of the school. The school officials, it was learnt, assembled all the male staff for screening to identify the culprit behind the assault.
The child was said to have identified Opute out of the 19 males that were paraded and he did not deny the allegation but blamed it on the devil.
“I would not know why I did it. I am very sorry for my devilish action and I hope I can be forgiven by the girl and her family members” he was reported to have said when he was arrested.”
The little girl was said to have been taken to the hospital for treatment, while the suspect was handed over to the officials of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps.