Police spokesman in Lagos State, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, said in a statement issued on Sunday that detectives arrested the suspect after allegedly committing the offence at IdasoTown in Ibeju Lekki area on Sept. 20.
Ajisebutu added that the incident occurred after the suspect’s wife left for vigil at one of the churches in the neighbourhood.
“The victim’s mother had kept her in the custody of the suspect’s wife when she travelled out of town for three weeks.
He confirmed that the case had been transferred to the Gender Unit of the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, for investigation and prosecution on the directive of the Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu.
“The Commissioner of Police has promised to protect every girl child and other vulnerable persons in the state.
“He has also vowed to prosecute paedophiles with unbridled sexual urge for minors,’’ he stressed.
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