Operatives of the Ogun state Police Command have arrested a 52-year-old man, Kayode Adeniyi, for unlawfully having carnal knowledge of a 10-year-old girl.
The suspect, a resident of 12 Abere ifa street in Ijoko, Sango area of the state was also accused to have sexually abused three of his underaged biological daughters, a crime he has since confessed to.
The Ogun State Police Command spokesman, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi in a press statement issued Tuesday, stated that the suspect was arrested following a report lodged at Agbado divisional headquarters by the aunt of the victim.
Oyeyemi added that, the complainant said while her niece went to the apartment of the suspect to ask whether his daughter was the person who mistakenly removed the clothes she spread outside, the suspect forcefully dragged her into the room, covered her mouth with pillow and had sexual intercourse with her.
She explained further that the suspect threatened to kill her with knife if she make noise.
On the strength of the report, the Dpo Agbado division, CSP Kehinde Kuranga, detailed his detectives to the scene, where the suspect was promptly arrested.
On interrogation, the suspect confessed having carnal knowledge of the victim forcefully, he also admitted that he threatened the victim with knife and that is why she can’t make noise until he satisfied his sexual urge.
The victim has been taken to General Hospital for medical examination and treatment.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun has ordered the family support unit of Sango area command to take over the case for in depth investigation and diligent prosecution.