The Ogun State Police Command, on Thursday, announced the arrest of a 65-year-old man, Sulaiman Rauf. The Command’s spokesman, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi disclosed in a statement that Rauf was arrested on 7th April 2019 for having unlawful carnal knowledge of a 10-year-old girl whose identity is being protected by the police.
“The arrest of the suspect followed a complaint lodged by the father of the victim, one Mr. Fahinhun M. who reported at Idi-roko Divisional Headquarters that the suspect, who lives in their neighborhood sent his daughter on an errand, and when the girl came back, she was lured into his room where he forcefully had carnal knowledge of her”, Oyeyemi stated.
The Police PRO also disclosed that “when the girl came out of the suspect’s room, she quickly informed her father of what the suspect has just done to her hence the report. Upon the report, the DPO Idi-roko Division CSP Aloko Amodu swiftly detailed his detectives to N0. 7 Araromi Street Ilase where the suspect resides and he was promptly arrested.
On interrogation, the randy old man admitted having carnal knowledge of the victim but claimed not to know what led him to it. The victim has been taken to the General Hospital for medical attention and report.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Bashir Makama has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for proper investigation and prosecution