Jimoh Kehinde, a 54-year-old man, has raped a five-year-old lady in Yaba space of Lagos State.
The person lured the lady into the bathroom of a mosque the place he defiled her and gave her N100 afterwards, a relative of the lady informed SaharaReporters.
The relative stated Kehinde tried to flee from the neighborhood after the incident however was apprehended and brought to a police station.
“They dwell collectively within the space and he normally patronises the grandmother of the lady. He (Kehinde) lured the lady into the bathroom of the mosque in Iwaya and defiled her.
“The one factor the lady might say was that he peed on her and gave her N100.
“The N100 uncovered the entire thing as a result of the grandma stated the man would not pay when he buys items from her.
“The grandma requested if the N100 was fee for among the issues that he purchased or he gave the lady as a present?
“He couldn’t clarify and the cash was suspicious in order that led to his arrest.”
It was reported that he was initially dragged to the local people chief however escaped whereas the matter was being resolved.
He was nonetheless, apprehended by members of the neighborhood, who took him to Sabo Police Station.
“He ( Kehinde) was caught and brought to the top of the neighborhood however he escaped.
“That made them take the matter to the police station.
“The Investigative Police Officer in command of the matter at Sabo Police Station informed the neighborhood leaders that if they do not produce the person, they are going to all be arrested.
“Surprisingly, they referred to as the IPO to say they’d discovered him and took him to the police station.
“He has since been detained and being interrogated,” the relative narrated.
The household stated the lady had been taken to the Ladies At Threat Worldwide Basis for a medical take a look at and evaluation of damages finished to her physique.
They urged the police to deal with the matter with utmost professionalism as they feared the police might discard the matter or deal with it with levity.
“They’re making an attempt to bail Kehinde and we’re afraid that the matter might die if the person was granted bail.
“We will likely be taking the case to the sexual violence desk of Lagos State to make sure the matter will get the best consideration it wants and justice is gotten,” the relative added.
There was a rise in instances of rape in latest instances, resulting in a name for stiffer punishment for rapists within the nation.