Conji! 80-year-old man in soup for raping 12-year-old girl

An 80-year-old man who could not control his sexual urge has been arrested for raping a 12-year-old girl.

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An 80-year-old man, Olajide Ojo of B22, Oke-Ode Idogun Street, Ikole-Ekiti, Ekiti State, is in serious hot water after he was arrested by the state police command for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl on the 24th of December, 2014, the state Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Victor Babayemi has confirmed.

According to the police spokesperson in the state, the victim who hawking some items on the street, was lured into the room by the suspect under the pretence that he wanted her to buy pounded yam for him.

On entering the room, Pa Ojo locked the door and forcefully raped her. It was the agonising cries of the girl that alerted his neighbours who apprehended him and handed him over to the police.

Detectives responded promptly and arrested the suspect and took the victim to the hospital. Medical report as well as the blood stained exhibits recovered from the scene confirmed that the victim was defiled by the suspect.

Babayemi said that the suspect will be charged to court as soon as the industrial action embarked upon by judiciary staff is called off.

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