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Amotekun nabs Osun ex-convict for allegedly defiling minor

The girl raised the alarm when she was being defiled.

• January 11, 2024
Amotekun Corps

Osun State Amotekun Corps on Thursday said it arrested a 30-year-old ex-convict, Dada Isiaka, an indigene of Ada in the Boripe Local Government of Osun, for allegedly defiling a nine-year-old girl in Ada Town.

A statement by retired Brig.-Gen. Bashir Adewinmbi, Osun State Amotekun Commander, said the suspect was arrested on Tuesday at the scene of the crime.

Mr Adewinmbi explained that the suspect lured a minor, around Aogun Compound in Ada, to an uncompleted building in the area and allegedly defiled her.

He said it was the girl’s shouts during the intercourse attracted the attention of residents of the area who quickly called officials of Amotekun Boripe Command to the incident.

“The girl raised the alarm when she was being defiled and when residents rushed to the scene of the incident, they met her with blood coming out of her private parts. The residents apprehended the suspect on the spot and called the attention of Amotekun operatives to the incident. When the Amotekun officers took the suspect in for questioning, he admitted that he committed the offence,” he said

Mr Adewinmbi explained that it was also discovered during interrogation, that the suspect was an ex-convict, having served three months in jail for stealing.

The commander said the suspect, however, had been handed over to the police for further investigation and prosecution.

He appealed to residents of the state to always report any infraction and suspicious movements in their areas to security agents for prompt action

(NAN) 

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