The Ondo state command of the Nigeria Safety and Civil Defence Corps, have arrested a 35-year-old bricklayer, Dayo Samuel, for allegedly raping a 13-year-old daughter of his neighbor within the Ijoka space of Akure, Ondo State.
Parading the suspect earlier than newsmen, the state Commandant of the NSCDC, Pedro Awili, stated the suspect had threatened to kill the sufferer if she instructed anyone that he defiled her.
“Abuse and defilement of minors have changing into a recurring crime in Ondo State and NSCDC has been collaborating with different safety businesses to make sure that the pattern is delivered to an finish within the state. The suspect will quickly be charged to court docket after the completion of investigation.” Awili stated
Chatting with newsmen, the sufferer stated Samuel used to provide her N50 or groundnuts to lure her.
“He would give me cash or groundnuts earlier than having intercourse with me. I later instructed my mom. It’s my mom that instructed the civil defence folks to arrest him.” she stated
The suspect nevertheless denied the allegation. He accused the motrher of the sufferer of utilizing her daughter to border him simply because they had been having a quarrell.
“I didn’t defile the woman; the girl and her little one are usually not telling the reality,” he stated.