Stories by Ahmed Ajikobi
A 70year-old-man, Sunday Samuel of Obbo Ile of Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara State is cooling his feet in police net for allegedly raping a minor.
Pilot Crime gathered that the septuagenarian lured a 10 -year- old girl (names withheld) to an uncompleted building and had carnal knowledge of her.
According to a police source, “The victim was running an errand for her father when the suspect accosted and raped her.”
The source added that the case was reported at the Ekiti Divisional Police station by one Adebisi Adeyemi, which led to the arrest of the suspect.
“The case was transferred to the Criminal Investigation and Intelligent Department of the Kwara State Police Command in Ilorin and later referred to the Anti-Human Trafficking Women and Children Protection Unit.
“The suspect during interrogation confessed to the crime, declaring that he forcefully had sexual intercourse with the minor.”
When contacted on the issue, the state Police spokesperson, DSP Ajayi Okasanmi confirmed the case, adding that investigation is still ongoing.