Ogun State Police Command said it had arrested a 52-year-old man, Isiaka Obadairo after he allegedly raped a 6-year-old girl.
The police said the suspect was arrested following a report by the mother of the little girl at the Sango – Ota Divisional Headquarters.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Abimbola Oyeyemi, told newsmen that the victim’s mother, Mrs. Comfort Ajayi, said the incident happened while she was at work.
Oyeyemi further explained that the suspect, who resides in the same compound with the victim’s family, called the girl under the pretence of sending her on an errand, only to lure her into his room and raped her.
The PPRO said upon the report, the Divisional Police Officer, Sango-Ota, Ogunwale Akinsola, dispatched a team of detectives to the scene on Ijamodo Estate, Osi Roundabout, Ota, and arrested the culprit.
He said the victim had been taken to a hospital for treatment.
Oyeyemi said Obadairo had been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Abeokuta, for further investigation.