22-Year-Old Nabbed Over Sexual Abuse of Minor

Ogun State Command of Nigeria Police Force has arrested a twenty-one-year-old suspect, Julius Afuape for allegedly having unlawful carnal knowledge of a thirteen-year-old girl.

The suspect was arrested following a report by the Aunt of the victim who reported at Ayetoro Divisional Headquarters that her niece had been sexually abused by the suspect.

The command’s spokesman, Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi says in a statement that the victim explained that she was alone in the house when the suspect who claimed that he was sent by the victim’s aunt to come and service her generator had carnal knowledge of her. 

The statement explains that the suspect who had fled the community after the incident was arrested and had confessed to committing the crime.

It adds that the victim had been taken to the General Hospital where it was medically confirmed that the victim’s virginity had been taken.

Meanwhile, Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Mr Edward Ajogun has directed that the suspect be transferred to Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution. 

Olusegun Folarin

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