An 84-year-old man, Stephen Jack, has been arrested by the operatives of the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly defiling a minor.
According to The PUNCH, this was disclosed on Saturday by the Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi via a press statement.
He said that the elderly man, who lives in the Ijebu Ode neighborhood of Okun Owa, was detained as a result of a complaint made to the divisional office of Obalende.
According to Oyeyemi, the girl’s father reported to the police that he found his daughter bleeding from her private area.
He also disclosed that the father said when he asked the little girl why she was bleeding, she informed him that the suspect had sex with her.
Oyeyemi said the DPO Obalende division, Murphy Salami, immediately detailed his detectives to the scene, where the “randy old man” was apprehended.
“Preliminary investigation revealed that the old man is a known pedophile in the area,” he said.
Oyeyemi said the victim had been taken to the General Hospital Ijebu Ode for medical treatment.
He quoted the Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole, to have directed the transfer of the suspect to State Criminal Investigation Departments for more investigation and possible prosecution.