A man who claimed to be 25-years-old, Elisha James has been arrested by operatives of Ogun State Police Command for forcefully having carnal knowledge of a 4-years old daughter of his co-tenant (Name-withheld).
The suspect who resides at the Mokore road area of Warewa was arrested on Monday, March 29, 2021 following the report lodged by the mother of the victim,.
The mother of the four (4)-years-old minor reported at Warewa divisional headquarters that while she went out to spread some clothes she washed around 7:00pm, she heard her daughter crying in the room of the suspect and when she entered the room, she met the suspect defiling her daughter.
On the strength of the report, the DPO Warewa division, CSP Folashade Tanaruno quickly detailed detectives to the scene where the suspect was promptly arrested.
Upon interrogation, the 25-years-old man admitted to having committed the crime, claiming that he didn’t know what came over him.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Edward A Ajogun has directed that the suspect be transferred to the Anti-human trafficking and child labor unit of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.