Police operatives from Bariga Division, Lagos, have arrested a 35 years old man, identified as Bunmi Adeyemi for defiling a five-year-old girl.
Confirming the arrest, Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana said the suspect had confessed to the crime, adding that the victim had been taken to the Mirabel Centre for examination and treatment.
He said, “On Tuesday, November 5, 2019, around 4.15 pm, the Bariga Police Station arrested one Bunmi Adeyemi, 35, of No. 8 Alhaji Alake Street, Bariga, for defiling a five-year-old girl. The suspect was arrested by a team of detectives from the Family Support Unit and has confessed to the crime.
“The victim was taken to the Mirabel Centre in Ikeja for treatment and forensic examination. The command’s Gender Unit has taken over the investigation and the suspect will be charged.”