The Ogun State Police Command says its men have arrested one Abiodun Amosu, male, 42, for defiling a 16 years old girl who incidentally happened to be his housemaid.
The State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, made this known in a statement he issued in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital on Sunday, copy of which was sent to The DEFENDER.
According to Oyeyemi, the suspect, who lives at 6 Sowemimo Street, Ibara Housing Estate in the capital city with the girl, committed the crime on Thursday 25th October in his residence while his wife was away in Lagos.
“His arrest followed the complaint lodged at Ibara Police Division by the Benue State born victim (name withheld) who was accompanied to the station by a member of Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) and reported that the suspect forcefully dragged her into his bedroom and have carnal knowledge of her.
“She stated further that when she started making noise after the man has had his way, the suspect beat her up and send her out of the house. It was then a CDHR member saw her and took her to the station to report.
Upon the report, the DPO Ibara division SP Dada Olusegun led detectives to the scene where the randy suspect was arrested. On interrogation, the suspect initially denied the allegation, but when confronted with the blood stained bedsheet in his bedroom, he admitted to the commission of the offence.
“The victim who claimed to be a virgin before the incident has been taken to general hospital for medical attention and the medical report has confirmed that victim was actually sexually abused,” the statement said.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Ahmed Iliyasu, has directed that the case be transferred to anti human trafficking and child labour unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for proper investigation and prosecution of the suspect.