The Osun police command on Thursday said its men arrested a 29-year-old-man, Adeleye Olusesan, for allegedly r.a.p.i.n.g the three-year-old daughter of his lover in Ifetedo area of the state.
The state Commissioner of Police, Johnson Kokumo, while parading the suspect at the police headquarters in Osogbo said that the suspect committed the crime on February 18.
Kokumo said that the victim’s mother (the suspect’s lover) left her daughter with Olusesan, who she met and had been living with since July 2019, and went to work at a farm.
The police boss said that the victim’s mother reported the matter to the police, thus leading to the arrest of the suspect.
He added that during interrogation and investigation, the suspect confessed to the crime.
Kokumo said that the victim had been taken to the hospital where she was receiving treatment.
He said that the medical examination conducted on her revealed that there was extensive laceration into her rectum.
The police commissioner said that the suspect would be charged to court after the completion of investigation on the matter.