Police arrest bus driver for defiling 4-year-old girl in Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 36-year-old school bus driver for having carnal knowledge of a four-year-old pupil of the school.

A press release by the PPRO, Ogun State Police Command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the suspect, Michael, was arrested following a report by the mother of the victim at Ogijo divisional headquarters that, while her husband was bathing her daughter, he discovered that blood in her private part.

According to the PPRO, when the girl was questioned, she disclosed to her parents that the driver of their school bus had sex with her on January 21, 2021, on their way from the school.

The victim stated further that after the driver had dropped all other school children and she was the only person left in the bus.

He said on interrogation, the suspect admitted that he actually committed the crime.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police in charge of the state, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, has ordered the transfer of the case to the anti human trafficking and child labour unit of the state criminal and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.

He warned school proprietors to have background checks of those they employ to save them from employing criminals.

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