The Ajegunle Police division Lagos state detectives have arrested 34-year-old man named Godwin Iroro, for sexually abusing his friend’s 10-year-old daughter (name withheld).
Iroro who was arrested following a complaint lodged at the Police Station by the victim’s father, Chukwudi Chime, said the devil pulled him into the abhoring act.
Mr. Chime Chukwudi haven noticed the abnormal movement of his daughter questioned to know what happened to her, reported the case to the police after his daughter confessed the act to him.
The police Command spokesman in the state, Adekunle Ajisebutu, in a statement titled, ‘Man, 34, Defiles Friend’s 10-Year-Old Daughter’said the suspect confessed to the crime but blamed the devil.
The statement read in part, “The little girl when questioned, disclosed that her father’s friend, a father of four who also lives in the same house at 5, Iyalode Street, Ajegunle, Lagos, had carnal knowledge of her when her father was not at home.
“Preliminary investigation revealed that both men are separated from their wives. While the victim lives with her father at the above address, the suspect’s four children live with their mother in Asaba, Delta State.
“The suspect, upon interrogation, confessed to the crime but blamed it on the devil. He also confessed to have sexually abused the little girl only twice before the evil was uncovered.
“Angered by the beastly attitude of the paedophile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, immediately directed that he should be transferred to the Gender Unit of the Police Command for discreet investigation and diligent prosecution.
“The CP warns such licentious men who would not keep their restless manhoods in check to desist from such contemptible act or face the grave consequences.”