16 Year Old Barber Arrested For Allegedly Raping 8 Year Old Girl

Richard Ginika Izuora

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, in Oyo State have arrested a

16-year-old barber identified as Olalekan Joshua for allegedly raping an eight year old girl.

He was also arraigned before the Magistrate Adetuyibi at Iyaganku Family Court 2 for allegedly raping a minor.

Olalekan was arraigned by the Anti Human Trafficking and Child Protection Unit of the Command on Thursday, March 11.

The teenage barber, a native of Ibadan from Onipasan area of Odejayi allegedly raped an 8-year-old girl in her mother’s shop on December 18, 2020, around 8 pm.

Magistrate Adetuyibi P O. of family Court 2 Iyaganku Ibadan later remanded the suspect at Abolongo Correctional Service in Oyo; and adjourned the case to 15th May 2021.

Speaking at the Command State Headquarters Agodi, Ibadan; after the sitting, the State Commandant Iskilu Akinsanya; who frowned at the incident, warned those indulging in such acts to desist as the NSCDC will not hesitate to punish offenders.

He admonished parents to take proper care of their children and also encouraged them to be disciplined.

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