Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 70-year-old man, Hunsu Sunday, for allegedly defiling and impregnating his 15-year-old granddaughter (name withheld).
Police spokesman, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed this to newmen on Friday, said the septuagenarian was arrested on Tuesday, November 10, 2020.
According to him, the old man was arrested following a report lodged by the teenager’s aunty at the Ado-Odo Police Division that the girl had been serially abused, sexually, by her grandfather.
“The suspect was apprehended following a complain lodged at Ado-Odo Divisional headquarters by the aunty of the victim who reported that the victim has been living with her grandfather since the demise of her mother”.
“She stated further that the victim came to inform her that her grandfather has been abusing her sexually for quite some time and she has been having strange feelings on her recently”.
“Upon the complaint, the DPO Ado-Odo, SP Michael Arowojeun detailed his detectives to the scene where the randy old man was arrested”.
“On interrogation, he confessed having carnal knowledge of his granddaughter but claimed that he didn’t know that the victim is pregnant. The victim has been taken to hospital for medical treatment,” Oyeyemi said.
Oyeyemi added that the Commissioner of Police, Edward Awolowo Ajogun, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Labour unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) for further investigation and prosecution.
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