Operatives of the Nigeria police Command in Ogun State have arrested a 28-year-old man, Adeyemi Babatunde for allegedly defiling his 5-year-old daughter(name withheld).
The suspect was arrested following a complaint lodged at Ijebu Mushin divisional headquarters by the mother of the victim who was not at home when the incident happened.
The Command’s spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi said in a statement that mother of the victim, reported the incident to police authorities after she noticed her daughter had been complaining of pain whenever the victim wants to either urinate or having her bath or touch her reproductive organ.
The statement said, having noticed worrisome development, she pressurized the little girl to tell her what happened to her reproductive part, the victim informed her mother that her father laid her on his bed and inserted his manhood into her vagina when the mother was not at home.
“Upon the report, the DPO Ijebu Mushin division, CSP Simire Hillary, quickly detailed his detectives to go after the suspect and he was arrested, according to the statements, which stated that the suspect confessed to committing the crime but claimed not to know what comes over him as at that time
SP Oyeyemi also revealed that the State Commissioner of Police, CP Olanrewaju Oladimeji, has ordered the transfer of suspect to Anti Human Trafficking and Child Labour section of the State Criminal Investigation Department for further investigation and prosecution.