A 84-year-old man, Stephan Jack, have been arrested by the Operatives of Ogun State police command over the alleged rape of an eight-year-old girl in the state.
In a statement on Saturday, Abimbola Oyeyemi, Ogun police spokesperson, said preliminary investigations show that the octogenarian is a “known pedophile” in the Okun Owa area, Ijebu Ode.
“The suspect who resides in Okun Owa area of Ijebu Ode was arrested following a report lodged at Obalende divisional headquarters by the father of the victim, who reported that he discovered that his daughter was bleeding from her private part, and when he asked the little girl of the cause, she informed him that the suspect had sex with her,” Oyeyemi said.
“Upon the report, the DPO Obalende division, SP Murphy Salami, detailed his detectives to the scene, where the randy old man was apprehended.
“Preliminary investigation revealed that the old man is a known paedophile in the area.
“The victim has been taken to the general hospital, Ijebu Ode, for medical treatment,” Oyeyemi said.