Sexual Assault 37-yr-old barber in police trouble for raping 7-yr-old girl in Lagos

A 37-year-old barber has been arrested by the police in Lagos State for allegedly raping a 7-year-old girl.

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A 37-year-old barber, Yusuf Adelopo, has been arrested by the police in Lagos State for allegedly raping a seven-year-old daughter of his neighbour under a staircase at his residence at Okesanya Street, Papa Ajao, in the Mushin area of the state.

According to the police, Adelopo had dragged the girl under the staircase and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her and medical examination conducted by specialists at the Mushin General Hospital, confirmed that the hymen of the girl had been broken and that there was penetration.

The girl was said to have Adelopo's shop when she returned from school, to enquire the whereabouts of her older siblings who were not at home when she got back, and he used the opportunity to pounce on her.

He was said to have grabbed the girl's hand, led her to their apartment and confirmed it was locked, after which he brought a bench which he kept under the staircase, forcefully removed the minor’s underwear and defiled her.

When the girl's parents came back, she narrated the incident to them, saying that Adelopo had brought out a rag and cleaned her private part when he was done, ordering her to put her pants on, before taking her to his saloon where she waited until her elder brother returned.

The parents thereafter reported the matter at the Olosan Police Station, where the suspect is currently being detained after he was arrested.

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