Qudus Giwa, a 22-year-old resident of Sabo area of Ijebu Ode has been arrested by the Anti Crime Detectives attached to the Obalende Division of the Ogun State Police Command for defiling a 15-year-old girl.
Giwa was alleged to have committed the offence on July 21 at Sabo, Ijebu Ode when he forcefully had unlawful carnal knowledge of the young victim.
DSP Muyiwa Adejobi, the spokesman of the Ogun State Command of the Nigerian Police Force stated that “the courage of the victim to personally report the matter to the police was commendable as many victims of similar experience don’t have such courage to report or notify anyone”.
He also revealed that the suspect has been transferred to the Anti Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the Department of Criminal Investigation Eleweran, Abeokuta Ogun for proper investigation and prosecution as directed by the Commissioner of Police, Ogun State, CP Ikemefuna Okoye.
The Commissioner of Police commended the victim for her courage to report the matter to the police not minding any social stigma; and promised to make sure that justice is done in the case.
He has also reassured the general public in Ogun State of adequate security of lives and property and proper investigation of all cases reported to the police in Ogun State.