Adewale Enoch, 60, has been arrested by the police from Abigi Division, in Ogun Waterside Local Government Area of Ogun State for allegedly having unlawful carnal knowledge of a 12-year-old girl.
According to a statement on Monday by the State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Deputy Superintendent of Police, DSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the incident occurred on Saturday (Boxing Day) at about 3:40pm at Moborode area, Abigi, Ogun Waterside Local Government Area of Ogun State.
The suspect, according to the statement, was reported to the police by the father of the victim, and the police arrested him.
“The Commissioner of Police, Ogun State CP Abdulmajid Ali has directed that the case be transferred to the Department of Criminal Investigation and Intelligence, Eleweran, Abeokuta for further investigation and prosecution for the command has credible evidence to arraign the suspect.
“The police boss also appealed to parents and guardians to monitor their children or wards, as all hands must be on deck to eradicate this criminal, barbaric and inhuman act in our society,” Adejobi said.
Ali vowed to leave no stone unturned to continue the fight against child abuse, gender violence and other social vices that can expose children to dangers.