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Police Arrest Man For Raping Infant In Lagos

The suspect allegedly had sexual intercourse with the little baby and immediately ran away from the scene.”

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The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 27-year-old man of Railway Ijora Badia, for allegedly defiling a nine-month-old baby.

 

The command’s spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the arrest to the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on Wednesday.

 

Hundeyin said that the case was reported to the Police on Monday at about 10:00 pm by a concerned member of the public.

 

He said that the suspect allegedly went to the apartment where the baby’s mother laid her on the floor, and quickly went to buy something outside the compound.

 

He said, “The suspect allegedly had sexual intercourse with the little baby and immediately ran away from the scene.”

 

The spokesman said that the complainant and suspect have made statements, adding that the suspect confessed to the crime during interrogation.

 

“The mother of the baby, aged 16 years, came to the station with the baby and was issued medical form to enable her to take the child to the hospital for urgent medical attention.

 

“However, on Tuesday at about 11:15pm, the suspect was smoked out his hiding by detectives from Ijora Badia Division.”

 

Hundeyin said that the scene of the crime was photographed when the police visited and a stained pant with blood was recovered as an exhibit.

 

He said that the case file and suspect will be transferred to the Gender Section of the state command.

 

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1 Comment
  1. Ahmad Adeyemi says

    This is nothing but madness because if not, why would a sane person even have the thought of defiling an infant let alone carrying out the act?

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