Child abuse! A 70-year old man identified as Adefuye Emmanuel Teslim, has been arrested by the gun state police command for raping a 13-year old girl.
The sad incident took place on April 22nd at Parapete area of Ago – Iwoye. According to Abimbola Oyeyemi, PPRO, the victim’s mother’s complaint about the case led to the arrest of the elderly man. Mariam Kareem, the mother of the victim said her daughter was lured into an apartment by the suspect where he raped her and threatened to kill her should she tell anyone about what he had done to her. ”She complained further that the suspect threatened to kill the girl if she ever tells anybody about her experience with him. But the girl who was feeling pains later informed her mother, consequence upon which the mother reported the case to the Police at Ago-Iwoye Division,” he said. Ade Adedoyin, the DPO , led detectives to the scene and immediately arrested the suspect. The child was taken to the clinic where it was confirmed that she had been sexually abused. Photo Credit: Various