May 28, 2024

Actor in Police Custody Over Alleged Raping, Kidnap of 14-Year-Old Girl

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Actor in Police Custody Over Alleged Raping, Kidnap of 14-Year-Old Girl

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 30-year-old actor, identified as Praise for allegedly abducting and defiling a 14-year-old girl (name withheld).

The command said it received a report from the grandparents of the teenager that their granddaughter had been missing since April 27, 2024.

SP Omolola Odutola, the spokesperson for the state police command disclosed this in a post on X on Thursday.

She said, “The Divisional Police Officer of Mowe Division has arrested one actor. Praise a 30-year-old “m” for alleged defilement of one a 14-year-old “f”.

“The arrest came following a report on the 1st of May at about 1405 hrs from the grandparents of the teenager, that their granddaughter got missing since the 27th of April, 2024.

“The grandparents of the abducted teenager also alleged the suspect of having unlawful carnal knowledge of their granddaughter, who under careful observation was discovered to have been bleeding profusely.

‘Medical forms have been issued for examination and treatment in a government hospital for more credible evidence.

“Preliminary investigation has commenced at the Mowe Divisional Headquarters, but the case will be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department for discreet investigation.”

“No child in Ogun State should be subjected to such inhumane treatment, sexual assault and sexual abuse,” she added.

She said the state police command was working with the Commissioner for Women Affairs to rehabilitate victims of sexual abuse.

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