By Correspondent in Abeokuta
Police Operatives in Ogun state say that have nabbed an 84-year-old man, Stephen Jack,for alleged unlawful carnal knowledge of an eight year old girl (name withheld).
SP ABIMBOLA OYEYEMI, the POLICE PUBLIC RELATION OFFICER,
OGUN STATE POLICE COMMAND, disclosed this in a statement signed in Abeokuta on Saturday and a copy made available to The Reporters.
He said the suspect, who resides in Okun owa area of Ijebu Ode, was arrested following a report lodged at Obalende divisional headquarters by the father of the victim.
According to the police image maker,the father of the victim reported that he discovered that his daughter was bleeding from her private part, adding that when he asked the little girl of the cause, she informed him that the suspect had sex with her.
“Upon the report, the DPO Obalende division, SP Murphy Salami 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.
“The victim has been taken to the General Hospital Ijebu Ode for medical treatment.
“Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, has directed that the suspect be transferred to State Criminal Investigation Departments for more investigation and possible prosecution,”he said.