The Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested a 35 year old man, Yusuf Abdullahi, for allegedly having canal knowledge of an 11 year old girl.
The command’s spokesperson, Babawale Zaid Afolabi, confirmed this in a statement made available to newsmen on Monday.
According to Afolabi, the minor had requested to watch an Indian movie on the suspect’s phone on Saturday, and he allegedly took advantage of the situation.
The statement read: ”Around 10:30am, Abdullahi was caught in the act by one of our officers at kaima Division, gaining canal knowledge of an 11 year old girl.
“Abdullahi who claimed to be a mechanic at Eyenkoro, said he was sleeping when the girl came to wake him up, and requested for his phone and he played Indian film for her and that was how it all started. He explained that he only romanced her and have not gained access to her private part.
“Yusuf Abdullahi stays at Gbogbo Giwa, at Ile Atako with his wife and three children. He said that his wife had just put to bed and he was staying in the same house with the girl.”
The NSCDC said is still investigating the case and would charge the suspect after the process is completed.