Man rapes 10-year-old girl, another held for robbery

The police have arrested a suspect, Olu Akerele, for defiling a 10-year-old girl in Ondo state.

Funmilayo Odunlami-Omisanya, the spokesperson for the state police command, said that the suspect lured his victim to an uncompleted building with a promise to give her N100 note but eventually raped her.

She said, “The victim (names withheld) aged 10, was lured to an uncompleted building by the suspect (Akerele) where he had carnal knowledge of her, after which he gave her N100.”

Odunlami added, “The suspect claimed that the girl usually comes with her friend to collect N100 from him daily and that while she was asking for the money, he drew her closer and made out with her.”

The command equally announced it had arrested a robbery suspect, Jimoh Joseph. The suspect is said to often himself in military camouflage to rob his victims, among who are Omolayo Akinmuleya and Emmanuel Ikusewa. Joseph reportedly fleeced the two victims of N1, 203,000 at a filling station in Ikirun, Osun state.

“The victims were handcuffed and a sum of N500, 000 was transferred from one of the victims’ accounts. Also N301,000 was transferred to Paylon Net account; N79,000 was transferred to First Bank account and N500,000 was transferred to an unknown bank,” the police said.

Also stolen from the victims are two iPhone Promax 13/14 valued at N1,400,000, a Rose gold earring valued at N350,000 and a cash sum of N73,000. She said the suspects would be tried after the police had completed their investigations.

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