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84-Year-Old Grandfather ‘Rapes’ Minor In Ogun

By Adeshina Precious

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 resides at Okun Owa area of Ijebu Ode, was arrested following a report lodged at Obalende divisional headquarters.

The Police Spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi 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.

Oyeyemi said the DPO Obalende division, Murphy Salami immediately 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,” he said.

Oyeyemi said the victim had been taken to the General Hospital Ijebu Ode for medical treatment.

He quoted the Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole, to have directed transfer of the suspect to State Criminal Investigation Departments for more investigation and possible prosecution.

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