Saturday, December 7, 2013
Man arrested for raping toddler
State Police Command for allegedly having sex with a two-year-old baby
at Oja Odan in Ado/Odo-Ota Local Government Area of the state.
The Ogun police spokesperson, Muyiwa Adejobi, who confirmed the
arrest, said the suspect confessed to the crime.
"The Ogun State Police Command recently arrested one Kehinde Adejuwon,
male, 26 years old, for having canal knowledge of a two- year- old
baby at Oja Odan in Ogun State," the spokesperson said.
Mr. Adejobi added that the suspect was arrested by a team of
detectives attached to Ayetoro Division of the command, led by the
Divisional Police Officer in charge of Ayetoro, Gbola Adigun. He said
the suspect was arrested after the victim's father alerted the police.
"The suspect, who confessed to the crime, regretted his actions. But
he will be made to face the wrath of the law as the offence he
committed is condemned by the law of our land and Nigerian culture and
tradition," the spokesperson told PREMIUM TIMES.
He said the Commissioner of Police in Ogun, Ikemefuna Okoye, has
ordered that the case be transferred to the Anti-Human Trafficking and
Child Labour Unit of the State Criminal Department, Eleweran,
Abeokuta, for necessary action.
"The command will always wage wars on such terrible individuals who
are fond of engaging themselves in this ungodly act. We will always
work hand in hand with relevant agencies to put an end to this menace.
Enough is enough," he said.