Lagos Police Arrests A Togolese For Abusing Underaged Girls

Hyacinth Chinweuba

The Lagos State Police spokesman, CSP Chike Oti has said the command has arrested a Togolese man who is in the habit of sexually abusing underaged girls.

According to Oti, the Divisional Police Officer in charge of Ejigbo Police Station, CSP Olabisi Okufowobi received a report from the father of one of the children defiled and indecently assaulted by a Togo national, Dominic Samson, 31, of No.28 Olusesan street,  Ejigbo.

The victims father reported that while he was busy fending for his family, Dominic Samson, a neighbour,  was home having his way with his 15-year-old daughter. 

Based on his complaint, the DPO, a female officer, with extensive training in children and women rights, interrogated the victim and she confirmed the report. She confirmed that the suspect did not only defile her but sodomised her by having anal sexual intercourse with her. She further revealed that she was not the only victim of the suspect’s indecent sexual behaviour. She named five other victims who are within 13 to 15 years age bracket.

All the victim’s except the sixth had been identified, interrogated and their statements recorded. The girls revealed that the suspect sometimes bring all of them together in one room for an orgy and thereafter give them a cash reward of fifty Naira each. 

The five survivors had been taken to the Mirabel Centre where the Doctor’s report confirmed that the victim’s were indeed defiled as alleged. 

The Commissioner of Police Lagos  State, CP Imohimi Edgal once again admonishes parents to be mindful of their children  as that is the only panacea to the rising cases of sexual exploitation and abuse of children. 

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