By Michael Adesanya/Abeokuta
A 70-year- old man, Hunsu Sunday, has been arrested by men of Ogun State Police Command for defiling his 15-year-old granddaughter (name withheld) and impregnated her in Ado-Odo Local government.
The suspect was apprehended following a complaint lodged at Ado -odo divisional headquarters by the aunty of the victim, who reported that the victim has been living with her grandfather since the demise of her mother.
A statement issued by the Command’s Spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi revealed that the suspect was arrested on Tuesday, November 10.
Oyeyemi said the complainant reported that the teenager came to inform her that her grandfather had being abusing her sexually for quite some time “and she has been having strange feeling recently”.
Oyeyemi stated that upon the complaint, the DPO Ado-Odo, Michael Arowojeun detailed his detectives to the scene where the randy old man was promptly arrested.
He added: “On interogation, he confessed to having carnal knowledge of his granddaughter, but claimed he didn’t know the victim is pregnant”.
The young woman, the Command’s Spokesman said, has been taken to hospital for medical treatment.
The state commissioner of police, Edward Awolowo Ajogun 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 further investigation and prosecution.