By Bola Kougbe
Police in Ogun State have arrested a teenager for allegedly defiling a 10-year-old girl.
The suspect, Felix Gbadebo, resident on Alani Akintoye Street, in the Ado Odo/Ota area of the state, reportedly lured his victim, identified as Rachael, into his room on Saturday. Gbadebo was also said to have covered his victim’s mouth with a pillow to prevent neigbhours from hearing her scream while he raped her.
Ogun Police Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said Rachael’s father lodged a complaint to the police.
Oyeyemi added that the case is being investigated by the Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, SCIID, in Abeokuta, the capital of the state.
The police urged parents to be watchful of their wards.