Connect with us


NSCDC apprehends 19-year-old man For allegedly defiling 9-year-old girl in Kwara



NSCDC apprehends 19-year-old man For allegedly defiling 9-year-old girl in Kwara

A 19-year-old man was apprehended by the Nigeria Securith and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Kwara State Command for supposedly defling a minor in the State.

TopNaija gathered that the accuscd, identified as Jamiu Akande was for allegedly defiling a nine-year-old girl in the Pakata area of Ilorin.

Spokesperson of NSCDC in the state, Shola Ayoola Michael, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, April 18, 2024.

According to him, the suspect was arrested on Tuesday, April 16, when the case was reported at the Gender Unit of the command by Alhaja Mariam Yusuf, Director at the Ministry of Woman Affairs.

It was said that the culprit first lured the victim to an uncompleted building in December, 2023, and had his way to her.

The NSCDC spokesman explained that the ministry took the decision to report the case to NSCDC following a distress call from Babareke House at Ipata Oloje area of Ilorin.

“Without delay, the Command swiftly responded and apprehended the suspect after painstaking efforts by officers of the Command,” the statement read.

It said that preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect frequently visited the victim’s residence under the guise of seeing his friend, thereby gaining access to the victim.

“He lured the victim to an uncompleted building on the 1st of December 2023 and sexually assaulted her.

“Subsequently, on April 16th, 2024, he sent her to buy bread for him and then led her to a dilapidated building where he subjected her to additional sexual abuse.

The victim disclosed that the suspect has been sexually assaulting her since December 2023,” the statement added.

The spokesman said that the suspect has confessed to the crime and will be charged to a court of competent jurisdiction for prosecution.

Fenton is a talented and experienced news and entertainment writer at TopNaija, passionate about sharing stories that matter. With a keen eye for detail and a talent for crafting engaging and compelling content, he has built a strong reputation as a reliable and insightful writer. Fenton is a dedicated and talented writer committed to producing high-quality content that is informative, entertaining, and engaging.