A 38-year- old bus driver, Sola Ewulo has been arrested for defiling his neighbour’s two years old daughter in the Ijaiye area of Lagos.
It was gathered that the mother of the survivor had left her in the care of Ewulo to buy some provision in the neighbourhood, when the sexual predator took the girl to his house and defiled her.
According to the Lagos Commissioner of Police, CP Imohimi Edgal who paraded the suspect at POWA Secretariat in Ikeja, said the mother of the survivor found out about the incident after the girl complained of itching and pains in her privates.
Edgal said, “On October 24th, 2018, One Sola Ewulo of Taiwo Street, Agbado Ijaiye, was arrested for defiling his neighbour’s 2-year-old daughter.
“The mother of the victim had on that day, left her in the care of the suspect and dashed into the neighbourhood to buy some provisions. When she returned after a couple of minutes, she couldn’t find her daughter nor the man she left her with.
“Much later, she saw her daughter on the corridor of the house scratching her private parts and she complained about the pains she was experiencing.
“On closer examination by her mother, she noticed some whitish substance dripping out of her private parts. The mother was alarmed and so she asked her baby who did this to her and she mentioned the suspect.
“The suspect, who is a commercial bus driver has been questioned in respect of the incident at the Gender Unit.
The suspect will be charged to court as soon as doctors turn in their report.”
The Lagos Police Boss however advised parents and guardian not to leave their children especially minors in the care of just anyone.
In another development two suspects, Akinbowale Kundus and Tunde Akinsanya were arrested at Idimu area for allegedly dispossessing passersby of their valuables.
The CP said that information was received from a member of the public that some dare devil armed robbers were sighted robbing passers-by of their valuables along Idimu road, that the robbers were using an unregistered motorcycle.
“On receipt of the information, operatives from Idimu Police Station and that of FSARS, Ikeja jointly mobilized to the scene.
“On sighting the operatives, the robbers ran in different directions. However, two of them were apprehended and were immediately searched.
“In the process, a cut to size locally made gun with four cartridges were recovered. Also recovered was their operational motorcycle.” he said.
Edgal added that the suspects confessed to be specialists in robbing motorists in traffic along Idimu Road, Ikotun.
“Investigation is ongoing with a view to arresting other members of the gang for prosecution.” he said.