A security guard has been arrested by the police in Lagos for sexually assaulting the 10-year-old daughter of his employers.
It was gathered that the Edo State Ossai who was employed as a guard in a private residence on Teslim Elias Close, was nabbed by the Victoria Island Police Division for allegedly assaulting the girl sexually by inserting his finger into her private parts as well as sucking her breasts.
According to a police source, the suspect was caught red-handed in the act by the father of the minor who promptly reported the matter to the police, leading to the arrest of the guard.
The source narrated:
“The incident happened at about 11.30pm on Saturday, August 27, 2016. The guard allegedly lured the girl to a secluded spot in the house and sucked her breast. He also dipped his left finger into her private parts. He has confessed to the crime.”
The State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Dolapo Badmos, who confirmed the arrest of the suspect, said that the Commissioner of Police in the state, Fatai Owoseni, has directed that the case is transferred to the gender unit of the command.
“The matter was reported and the suspect has been arrested. The victim has been taken for a medical examination.
The Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, has directed that the case is transferred to the gender unit at the state command headquarters for further investigation,” Badmos said in a statement.