Sanmi Oyewole, 37, of Ayedi Street in Isale Ake, Abeokuta in Abeokuta South Local Government Area of Ogun State has been arrested by the state’s Police Command for having unlawful carnal knowledge of a 6-year-old girl.
While confirming the arrest of the suspect, the PRO of the command, Muyiwa Adejobi told Street Journal that Oyewole, who has confessed to the crime, lured the little girl with a fifty Naira note and took her into his room in the same compound where he forcefully had carnal knowledge of her. Findings revealed that the incident occurred when the mother of the girl was away.
Adejobi also disclosed that the medical report on the girl confirmed that she was defiled by the suspect who has been taken to the State CID, Eleweran Abeokuta for further investigation and prosecution.
A blood-stained bed sheet stained and a pant were recovered from the room of the suspect who fled the house immediately after the incident but was later apprehended by police detectives attached to Aadatan Division in Abeokuta.
Mr Adejobi stated that the Ogun State Police command will work with the necessary agencies particularly the Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development on how to stop the menace of child sexual molestation in the state.