Ishola Olatunji, a 72-year-old man was arrested for raping a 7-year-old girl in Iperu, Ogun state.
This was made public in a statement by Abimbola Oyeyemi, the Spokesperson of the State Police Command on Saturday, September 26, 2020. She revealed that the suspect was taken into custody after the mother of the child reported to a police station in Iperu.
The mother returned home to find her daughter feeling uneasy. After much inquiries, the girl revealed that Ishola had coaxed her into his room and raped her. After the report by the mother, police officers were dispatched to the area after which the 72-year-old man was arrested for raping the child.
The girl was later taken to the hospital, and the doctors confirmed that she was defiled. The man has also admitted to the crime and is set to face the wrath of the law.
Also, the commissioner of police for Ogun state, Edward Awolowo has ordered that the suspect be transferred to the unit for child labor for further investigation.
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