The Police in Ogun State have arrested an 84-year –old man for allegedly raping an eight –year-old girl(name withheld) .
The suspect, Pa Stephen Jack , who lives at Okun –Owa area of Ijebu –Ode, has been arrested , following a report lodge at Obalende Divisional Headquarters.
Abimbola Oyeyemi, the Police Spokesman on Saturday told newsmen in Abeokuta that the girl’s father had told the police he discovered that his daughter was bleeding from her private part.
According to him, the complainant said , when he asked the little girl why she was bleeding , she informed him that the suspect had sex with her .
Oayeyemi said , the DPO Obalende Division , Murphy Salami immediately detailed his detectives to the scene , where the shameless old man was apprehended.
‘’ Preliminary investigation revealrd 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 attention.
He asserted the Commissioner of Police , Lanre Bankole’ order to transfer the suspect to the State Criminal Investigation Department for further investigation and possible prosecution.