The rate at which sexual assualts of minor has consistently been on a high, the latest of such bizarre attitude is the case of a 60-year old man, identified as Benjamin Omole, who sexually asaulted an 11-year old girl in Lagos.
According to reports, the culprit,lured the victim into his apartment, removed her clothes and defiled her before allowing her to go but warned her not to tell anyone.
However, the matter got exposed after the parents noticed changes in the victim’s behaviour and body. She was confronted and she revealed that Omole, popularly called Baba, had been sleeping with her.
The matter was reported to the police in the area and Omole was arrested. The matter was later transferred to the Gender Section of the State Command for investigation.
The suspect admitted that he slept with the 11-year old girl but narrated that he did not force her as claimed by her parents.
The police found him culpable and charged him before the Ogba Magistrates Court for defilement which may attract several years in prison, if found guilty by the court.