Men of the Ondo state Police Command, has arrested a 27-year-old man who was identified as Adeniyi Adeleke, for defiling a 10-year-old minor (name withheld), for the purpose of money rituals.
The suspect, Adeniyi Adeleke, whom reports and investigations revealed that he in the same house with the victim, at Idoani, Ose Local Government Area of the state, lured the little girl into his room and forcefully force his way into her.
The little girl who could not bear the pains reported the incident to her mother who rushed her to the hospital where it was confirmed that she was raped.
Funmilayo Odunlami, who is the Spokesperson of the command, confirmed the incident said the suspect was arrested after mother of the victim reported the incident at the police station.
Odunlami said the suspect confessed to the crime and that he wanted to use the girl for money rituals while a ring and red clothes were found in his room.
“On April 16, 2022, at about 14:40hrs, one Bosede Alo of Idoani reported at the Idoani Division, that sometime in the month of March 2022, at about 15: 00hrs, one Adeniyi Adeleke, 27 years called her ten-year-old daughter to his room and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her,” the PPRO stated.
“On receipt of the information, Detectives swung into action and arrested the suspect, upon interrogation he confessed to have committed the crime and that he wanted to use her for money ritual. Items recovered are a ring and pieces of red clothes. He will soon be charged to court.”