Mr Kevin Abugu, a farmer and 45 years of age has been arrested by the Ondo State Police Command for an alleged defilement of his neighbor’s 9-year-old daughter, Oceanicnews reports.
The incident which took place on Tuesday, June 2, in Uso, Owo Local Government area of the state has been confirmed by the state Commissioner of Police, Bolaji Salami.
According to the Police Commissioner, the mother of the child reported the case after observing stains of blood from the victim’s private part.
He said: “On May 2, 2021, at about 14:20hrs, Agnes Emmanuel reported to the Police that she saw her daughter passing out blood from her private part and when asked, she said it was one Kelvin Abugu who inserted his hand and later his penis into her private part. He was immediately arrested and has confessed to the offence and the case is ready for prosecution.”
According to information made available to Oceanicnews, the suspect confessed to the crime. Stating that he lured the victim to his room under the pretext of watching Television with him. He blamed devil and the fact that he had no girlfriend for his act.
“I don’t know what came on me, I pounced on the little girl and defiled her before I knew what was happening.” he said.