Operatives of Lagos State Police Command on Sunday said they have arrested two suspected rapists who defiled a nine years old and thirteen years old girls in Lagos.
According to the Lagos State Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO), Bala Elkana , a Deputy Superintendent of Police the first incident happened on the March 30, 2020 when a woman (name withheld) reported at Ikorodu Police Station that that her nine years old daughter (name withheld) left in the care of one mercy ‘and left for hospital.
She told the police that, “On getting back from hospital, she discovered that the girl was no longer there and on searching for her, she saw her with one Christian Chikezie, coming out from his house.”
He said “On enquiry her daughter told her that the said Christian Chikeze had sexual intercourse with her. The survivor was taken to hospital for medical treatment and forensic examination.”
Elkana added that, the suspect was arrested by detectives from the Juvenile Welfare Centre, Ikorodu Police Station and transferred to Gender Unit, Command Headquarters, Ikeja for discreet investigation and prosecution while the Investigation is ongoing.
In a related development, an operatives from Okokomaiko Police Station arrested one Dako Aaron, 52 years old of Olanrewaju Street, Okokomaiko for having sexual intercourse with a 13 year old girl (name withheld).
Elkana also added that, ‘’The suspect works as a security guard with a private company in Okokomaiko. He is alleged to have dragged the survivor into his security post in two different occasions, the first one was on February 02, 2020 and March 12, 2020.
‘’Meanwhile, the survivor was taken to hospital for medical treatment and forensic examination.
‘’However, the suspect is arrested and transferred to Gender Unit for discreet investigation and prosecution.’’
According to him investigation revealed that the suspect is an habitual paedophile and he was last charged to Court on February 22, 2017 for raping a minor, adding that the suspects will be charged to Court.