Police arrest 84-year-old paedophile in Ogun for defiling 8-year-old girl

Police arrest 84-year-old paedophile in Ogun for defiling 8-year-old girl

By Abiodun Lawal, Abeokuta.

 

The Police Command in Ogun State has arrested an 84-year-old man, Stephen Jack for having unlawful carnal knowledge of an eight-year-old girl.

 

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Ogun, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, stated in Abeokuta on Saturday that the suspect, who resided in the Okun Owa neighbourhood of Ijebu-Ode, was a well-known paedophile.

 

He added that Jack’s latest escapade was reported to the police by the father of the victim who noticed that his daughter was bleeding from her private part.

 

Oyeyemi said that upon interrogation, the victim told her father that Jack assaulted her sexually.

 

The PPRO added that the victim had been taken to the General Hospital, Ijebu-Ode for treatment.

 

He said that the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Lanre Bankole, had directed that Jack be taken to the Criminal Investigation Department for further investigation and possible prosecution.

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