The Lagos State Police command has arrested a Togolese, Dominic Samson, 31, of No.28 Olusesan Street, Ejigbo, Lagos for sexually abusing underage girls in the vicinity.
Confirming the arrest, the spokesman of the Lagos State Police command, Mr. Chike Oti disclosed that on 08/10/2018, about 0850hrs, a report came to the Divisional Police Officer in charge of Ejigbo Police Station, CSP Olabisi Okufowobi by the father of one of the children defiled and indecently assaulted by the Togo national that while he was busy fending for his family, Dominic Samson, a neighbour, was home having his way with his 15-year-old daughter.
Oti noted that following his complaint, the DPO, a female officer with extensive training in children and women rights issues, interrogated the victim who confirmed the report.
He added that the victim confirmed that the suspect did not only defile her but sodomised her by having anal sexual intercourse with her even as she revealed that she was not the only victim of the suspect’s indecent sexual behavior having named five other victims who are within 13 to 15 years age bracket.
The Police spokesman added that all the victim’s except the sixth had been identified, interrogated and their statements recorded.
“The girls revealed that the suspect sometimes bring all of them together in one room for an orgy and thereafter give them a cash reward of fifty Naira each.
“The five survivors had been taken to the Mirabel Centre where the Doctor’s report confirmed that the victims were indeed defiled as alleged.
“The CP Lagos once again admonishes parents to be mindful of their children as that is the only panacea to the rising cases of sexual exploitation and abuse of children”, he said.
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