Isiaka Obadairo, a 72 years old man, has been arrested by the Police in Ogun State for defiling six years old girl.
The septuagenarian, who lived in the same vicinity with the parents of the girl at Ijamodo Estate, Ota, was said to have lured the victim to his room and raped her.
The arrest of Obadairo followed a complaint by the girl’s mother, Mrs Comfort Ajayi, who informed the Sango Divisional Police Headquarters about the incident.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a statement stated that the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Ogunwale Akinsola, dispatched a team of detective to the area as soon as they got the report and arrested the culprit.
He noted that the victim has been taken to hospital for treatment while the Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, has directed the transfer of the suspect to the Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for proper investigation and possible prosecution.