Man arrested for alleged rape of 8ear-old girl
By Ifeoma Ikem
28 years old Adetayo Razaq, a tiler and father of two, has been arrested by the Ikorodu police command for the alleged rape of an eight year old minor.
The child’s father, who lives in the Gegenla Area, Ikorodu, told Police that he left his three children at home but came back to find his eight year old daughter (name withheld) crying.
The father of the victim said he is a single parent, left with the children since he separated from their mother.
“I asked my daughter where she met the suspect, she told me that he called her to come and collect biscuits and asked her to come inside the room ‘and put his wee wee inside my wee wee’.”
correspondent learnt that the suspect is a resident of Alladi Ijelu Street, Agunfoye, Ikorodu, where the incident happened .
The girl has been taken to the hospital for forensic examination and treatment, while the suspect is detained by detectives from the Juvenile Welfare Centre, Ikorodu Police Station.
The Commissioner of Police has directed that the case be transferred to the Gender Unit, Command Headquarters, Ikeja for investigation and possible prosecution.
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