The Niger State Police Command have arrested a 29-year-old man, Abdullahi Abubakar, for defiling a minor behind ECWA Church, Barkin-Sale in Minna, Niger State.
The arrested suspect lured his 11-year-old victim into his room and forcefully had sex with her on July 12, while she was on an errand. It was gathered that he had had sex with the minor over three times.
He said, “I love the small girl, she is so beautiful that I can’t let her go without making love to her as she always submit to me and I have been making love to her; At least, I have done it more than three times.
“I don’t know what has come over me but I think I love the girl. I have messed up my life; look at me, 29-year-old man having an affair with 11-year -old girl.”
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Muhammad Abubakar, told newsmen that the suspect would soon be charged to court, noting that investigation had been concluded into the incident. The Police PRO who said the suspect had confessed to the crime and regretted his action, advised parents to monitor their children “especially girls so that those hopeless men out there would not take advantage of them.”
This is coming after a 17-year-old boy, Sunday Omowaye, was arraigned before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ court for defiling a 9-year-old girl in church. The accused, a fashion designer who resides at 14, Baale St., Ilaje area in Ajah, suburb of Lagos, was charged with defilement.
The Prosecutor Insp. Clifford Ogu, told the court that the offence was committed on Jan. 18 inside a church in Ilaje area of Ajah, Lagos. Ogu said that the accused who worshipped in that church went there, claiming that he went to the church to take measurements of some of the church members.