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Police arrest 44-year old man for defiling a minor

Police arrest 44-year old man for defiling a minor

By Lolo Ayaba

The Ogun State Police Command is currently investigating a 44 year-old man, Rafiu Moruf for defiling a minor (nameswithheld), on the 11 of February 2019.

The suspect who lives behind SS Secondary School Aferiku in Idiroko, Ogun State, was arrested following a complaint by the mother of the victim one Ranti Owonifaari who reported that she noticed an unusual behaviour from her daughter which prompted her to closely examine the girl.

Police arrest 44-year old man for defiling a minor
The suspect

Ranti Owonifaari stated further that on close examination, she noticed semen in her daughter’s private part and on questioning the girl; she revealed to her how the suspect took her into his room and had carnal knowledge of her.

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Newsbeats gathered that upon the report, the DPO Idiroko CSP Amodu Aloko, led detectives to the suspect’s house where he was promptly arrested.

During interrogation, the suspect confessed to committing the crime. The victim has been taken to hospital for medical treatment and report.

Confirming the report, the spokesperson Ogun State Police Command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi said the Commissioner of Police CP Ahmed Iliyasu has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to Anti Human trafficking and Child labour Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for proper investigation and prosecution.


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