Police arrest boy, 19, for defiling 10-year-old girl

A 19-year-old boy, Felix Gbadebo, has been arrested by the men of the Ogun State Police Command for defiling a 10-year-old girl in Sango-Ota area of the state.

The suspect was said to have lured his victim on the pretence that he wanted to send the innocent girl on an errand.

The incident, Metro gathered happened at No 7, Alani Akintoye Railway line in Ijoko.

According to a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Abimbola Oyeyemi, the suspect used a pillow to cover the mouth of the victim before having a carnal knowledge of her.

The victim, Metro learnt informed her father, who later reported the case to the police.

The victim’s father, according to the PPRO, lodged complaint at the police station and SP Akinsola Ogunwale dispatched police detectives to the scene and got the suspect arrested.

The Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, had ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to anti-human trafficking and child labour unit of the state Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation.