By Michael Adesanya/Abeokuta
A 44-year-old man, Rafiu Moruf has been arrested by the men of Ogun State Police Command over the rape of a six year old girl.
The incident happened on Monday at SS Secondary School, Aferiku in Idiroko, Ipokia local government.
A statement signed by the Command’s Spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi and made available to journalists in Abeokuta, indicated that the suspect was arrested following a complaint by the mother of the victim, Ranti Owonifaari who reported that she noticed an unusual behavior from her daughter which prompted her to closely examine the girl.
He said “She stated further that on close examination, she noticed semen in her private part and on questioning the girl; she revealed to her how the suspect took her into his room and had carnal knowledge of her.
Upon the report, Oyeyemi said, the DPO Idiroko, Amodu Aloko, led detectives to the suspect’s house where he was promptly arrested.
“On interrogation, the suspect confessed to the Commission of the crime. The victim has been taken to hospital for medical treatment and report,” he said.
The Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to Anti Human trafficking and Child labour Unit of the State Criminal investigation and intelligence Department for proper investigation and prosecution.