Man, 80, arrested for raping 12-yr-old girl

Man, 80, arrested for raping 12-yr-old girl

Pa Olajide Ojo, 80, has been arrested by the police in Ikole Ekiti for allegedly defiling a 12-years old girl. Ojo, of No. B22, Oke Ode Idogun Street, Ikole –Ekiti, was said to have committed the offence on December 24, 2014.

The suspect, according to a press statement by the Ekiti police image maker, Mr Victor Babayemi, yesterday, reportedly, lured the girl, on street trading, into the room under the pretence that he wanted to buy pounded yam.

Ojo was said to have locked the door as soon as the victim entered and defiled her.

The cry of the innocent girl was said to have attracted neighbours who promptly alerted the police.

The detectives unit of the police command responded promptly and arrested the suspect after taking the victim to hospital.

According to the statement, the medical report as well as the blood stained exhibits recovered from the scene confirmed that the victim was defiled.

The suspect ,according to the police image maker, will be charged to court as soon as the industrial action embarked upon by judiciary staff was called off.

 

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