KWARA: 60-year-old man nabbed after allegedly defiling 9-year-old girl

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The long arm of the law has caught up with a 60-year-old man identified as Jerimiah Oyedokun who has now been arrested after he allegedly raped a 9-year-old girl (name withheld).

The suspect was arrested by men of the Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, after he was caught in the act by the parent of the girl in Kaiama, Kaiama Local Government Area of Kwara State.

The arrest of the suspect who is now behind bars was confirmed in a statement by the spokesman of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Kwara State Command, Babawale Zaid Afolabi.

He said, “The incident happened on Friday, around 1730hours, when Jerimiah Oyedokun, aged 60 years of Ileloja Compound, Kaiama, was caught in the act by the parent of the girl.

“The suspect allegedly enticed the victim by giving her N50 according to his confession to the crime,” the statement stated

The girl has been taken to the general hospital in Kaiama for a proper medical test.

The spokesman said the case is now at the state headquarters of the civil defence corps for further prosecution.

 

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