The police in Ogun State have arrested a 54-year-old man, Niyi Omowodun, for allegedly defiling a 12-year-old lady (identify withheld).
The suspect was arrested following a grievance by father of the sufferer who reported at Itele Divisional headquarters in Ota that, whereas he was at work, he obtained a name from one among his neighbors that her daughter had been s.e.xually abused by the suspect and that the stated neighbour caught the person within the act.
On interrogation, the suspect, who claimed to be a pastor at Helmet of Life Worldwide Church, confessed to having illegal carnal information of the lady.
He said additional that he lured the lady into an incomplete constructing within the space when the lady was occurring an errand. When requested whether or not he has no spouse, the suspect defined that he had been separated from his spouse since 2016.
The Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson, has ordered the switch of the suspect to anti-human trafficking and baby labour unit of the State Prison Investigation and Intelligence Division for additional investigation and prosecution.