Fola Olowoigbo,  a 73-year-old man, has been arrested by the police in Lagos, for impregnating a

Often times, the suspect sends the victim on errands to help foster an intention to sleep with her, Punch News gathered in a report published on Thursday, May 24, 2018.

It gathered that the sexual abuse occurred at Fella Ahmed Street, Agric, Ikorodu, a community Olowoigbo lives alongside victim's mother.

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The latter who suspected that her daughter was pregnant found out after pressing her for information.

After some resistance, the teenage girl admitted to her mother that the 73-year-old man was responsible.

“The command is investigating a case of defilement reported against 73-year-old Fola Olowoigbo. The suspect was alleged to have defiled a 14-year-old female child till she became pregnant.

“The suspect, who hailed from Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State, is a taxi driver and next-door neighbour of the child’s mother.

"It was said the suspect was always sending the teenager on errands unknown to the mother that he had ulterior motives," SP Chike Oti, a spokesperson for the Lagos State Police Command told Punch News.