A thirty year old man, Olorunniyi Esan Caleb has been arrested by the Ekiti State police Command for allegedly raping a seven year old girl.

The man allegedly raped the girl around Falana area of Ado-Ekiti in his room when there was nobody at home. 

The victim whose one of her parent is physically challenged was a neighbour of the suspect.

Confirming the arrest to Radio Nigeria on telephone, the spokesman for the command, Mr. Caleb Ikechukwu said the suspect had been locked up at the Ologede Police Station.

Mr. Ikechukwu noted that the victim had been taking to hospital for medical treatment.

He explained that the force would investigate the matter and prosecute the perpetrator.

The case was reported to the Ologede police station by the chairperson of the International Federation of Women Lawyers, FIDA, in Ekiti State, Mrs. Oluwaseyi Ojo before the police made the arrest.

Olaniyi Alade


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